When December comes around each year you can count on two things happening in the Raymo house on the weekends. The making of Christmas cookies and watching Christmas movies. I should explain the movies, basically just four Christmas movies that we watch over and over again. “Christmas Vacation”, “Elf”, “Christmas with the Kranks” and “It’s a Wonderful Life”. I should also explain the cookies, basically … Continue reading CHRISTMAS COOKIES AND MOVIES
Let’s go back to Thursday when I was eating my Thanksgiving meal. I was filling up my plate and piling on the turkey and eager to get to the sweet potatoes with melted marshmallows on top. If that’s all there was I would be happy. The Thanksgiving meal is my favorite meal. I enjoy watching Facebook on Thanksgiving Day. My friends and family posting food … Continue reading Turkey and Lobster
Sitting in a county fair booth for five days to some people may seem like a death sentence or very boring and not a fun experience. I absolutely love it! This past week at the Chippewa County fair in Montevideo I had the opportunity to meet so many amazing people that stopped by our radio station booth to visit. I really enjoy visiting with people … Continue reading PEOPLE PERSON I AM!
Two of my favorite summer events are the barbecue rib competitions at the Swift County Fair in Appleton and Dragonfest in Madison. Of course it has to do with food, imagine that! I usually don’t order ribs when we go out to eat, but at a ribfest event for me it’s like someone let a fox loose in a chicken coop. I am blessed to … Continue reading BIG TUCK’S BBQ
Have you heard of these names recently, Isaiah Tuckett and Austin Buysse? If you haven’t then you are not on social media very much or watch television. These two guys have blown up the internet and are having their time in the spotlight worldwide. Their faces, names and story have traveled around the world thanks to social media, TV, print media and websites. For those … Continue reading CUPCAKES, BEER AND GOD
Thursday is Thanksgiving and it will be time to sit down and devour the traditional thanksgiving meal. My wife and I had a lengthy discussion the other night about what is a traditional Thanksgiving meal. We both grew up with our mothers serving different food items at Thanksgiving. Of course along with the Turkey and mashed potatoes, the side dishes that our mothers served were different. My … Continue reading THANKSGIVING MEAL