For the Love of Chocolate

Everyday after school, I spent the afternoon at my grandmother’s house waiting for my parents to finish work. At the end of my school day, I could always rely on one thing to greet me at the door (in addition to her bold voice and big hugs): a Hershey’s kiss. As I...

A Sweet Gift for All

  (Photo Credit: Allison Morgan Photography) As a child, I saw the hustle and bustle around the kitchen in preparation for our Christmas meal at my grandparents’ home up the road. What I rarely saw: actual cooking! My late Aunt Sissy, the only sister of my...

Reaching for something sweet.

My grandmother offered me a beautiful gift when I came into the world – her sweet tooth! When I arrived at her home after school, I was greeted with a gigantic hug and a Hershey’s bar. The rest of our afternoons were filled with epic battles of Go Fish and her...