My husband and I have been married since 1992 and, after years spent pursuing my career I chose to give it up and became a very proud mother of a little girl born January 2006. I enjoy spending time with family and close friends and sharing great food and recipes. I like quick and easy recipes and will often try to reduce fat or sugar where ever possible. I do prefer to make my own food from scratch, as then I know all the ingredients that went into its preparation. My favorite cookbooks are the Southern Living series.