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Pioneer Cooking With Ree Drummond

Travel With Taste

Destination: The American West

Cookbook: Pioneer Woman Cooks by Ree Drummond

By Brette Sember

If you haven’t heard of Ree Drummond, you’ve been missing out. Drummond has a hit blog, a  memoir , a TV show, and a best-selling cookbook, Pioneer Woman Cooks. Drummond was a big city girl who fell head over heels with an Oklahoma rancher, married him, moved to the ranch and set about raising and homeschooling 4 kids in a remote middle America area. She’s not shy about sharing what a huge change this was for her and how hard it was to adjust to a rancher’s life – “I’m still adapting to life as a ranch wife,” she says in the book. Continue reading Pioneer Cooking With Ree Drummond

Osiyo–Celebrating Literacy and American Indians

Literacy. The magic key that unlocks worlds of knowledge and communication. It’s what allows us to read what was written hundreds of years ago, and to read what bloggers are writing today. We are celebrating National Native American Heritage Month and National Family Literacy Month today at A Traveler’s Library.

When Ken and I travel to a new country, we always try to learn at least a few words in the language of that country.  So while I am a complete klutz when it comes to learning languages, I can say Hello and thank you and sometimes please in many languages. Continue reading Osiyo–Celebrating Literacy and American Indians

Road Trip to Oklahoma:Trail of Tears

The Great American Road Trip

Destination: Oklahoma

Book: Mountain Windsong: A Novel of the Trail of Tears (1992) by Robert J. Conley

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word, Oklahoma? Continue reading Road Trip to Oklahoma:Trail of Tears