January 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

This sausage sandwich is probably the simplest and quickest recipe you will ever see on Read My Chicken Scratch. It’s also one of the tastiest! When you need a fast and easy breakfast, this is definitely #TheWrightBreakfast for you and your family. Back when J-Bear was just a baby, my friend Naomi first made this… Read more »

January 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

Snow Ghost Pie, Chocolate Pie

I get teased by my family every time we have something chocolate to eat.  My mom tells over and over again, how when I was very little and my Uncle Oliver asked me “What is your favorite kind of pie?” and I said in a long, drawn out, little kid lisp “Ssshhock-lut”.  Half the time… Read more »

January 21, 2014 | 11 Comments

#AmericasTea #cbias #shop

This year, rather than choose another diet that was destined to fail, I decided to start changing my food attitudes and habits by simply trying to make healthier choices.  This day, this hour, this snack, I would forget counting calories and fat grams and Weight Watcher points and just focus on making one healthy decision… Read more »

January 13, 2014 | No Comments

I’ve mentioned this on Facebook, but nothing is official until you’ve blogged it… My beautiful baby girl is getting married.   She and her fella make such a cute couple.   And they share the same goofy quirky wonderful sense of humor.   Today we get to go shop for wedding dresses!  I’m going to… Read more »

January 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Well, the holidays are over. I’m on the mend from my annual bout of the croupy crud, and my daughter has announced her engagement.  All-in-all, quite a bit more excitement than we are used to here at Chicken Scratch! The Christmas goodies have all been eaten, so it’s time for me to make my family… Read more »

January 1, 2014 | No Comments

Nanny always had two New Years traditions.  One was common, eating black-eyed peas (yuck!).  The other was not so common.  She tried to do everything on New Year’s Day that she wanted to be able to do in the coming year.  Her list always included cleaning house, shopping and fishing (no matter what the weather!)…. Read more »