Rae Dawn


Burnin’ Dinner

Our days are busy. All of us. It seems that from the minute we get up to the minute we go to bed, we are continuously working towards another checkmark on the never-ending to-do...

Garage Sale Find Turns Family Tradition: Grinch Day

I love the winter holidays. I think you would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t. And although I love all things Christmas, I was not exactly thrilled when one of my kiddos couldn’t...

Granny’s Apple Pie | Recipe First, Useless Chatter After

Granny's Apple Pie For the Crust 1 ½ cups flour ½ cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons milk 1 ½ teaspoons sugar I teaspoon salt In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together until evenly blended. Pat mixture into a 9-inch pan,...

Hey Neighbor, It’s Garbage Day!

Have you seen those signs in home décor stores that say, “Our Love is Deployment Strong” or “In this house, we do deployments”? I own a sign or two like those. I do not...

Meet EIM Contributor, Rae Dawn Dock!

Hey there! Rae Dawn here. You read that right - two words for one name. I am fairly sure my parents just could not decide. I answer to several other words as well. Most commonly...