Long time no chat. Hi there! Let's just jump right in with todays chat, I hope you have a cup (or pot) of your favorite beverage nearby. Today, I'm drinking ice-cold sparkling water with a slice of cucumber. It's HOT! I mean, Africa hot!! Its 28 degrees (that's 82 in farenheit) in my kitchen right… Continue reading Coffee Chat: Thoughts on Creamed Chicken, the Fifties Housewife & other things
There is more to June 1st than I thought. Not only do we find out what Mary over at Chaotic White Space has chosen for our next category for month two of the Cooking-Through Challenge, but today is also National Hazelnut Cake Day! I never knew it existed but If I had, I would have… Continue reading Cake, Challenge & June first
Hello my friends... I know I haven't shared anything yet this week. Well... I had a quick visit with family from the U.S. & we were in Austria. Salzburg to be exact. My favorite city in all of Europe. We headed down to Salzburg over the weekend to meet up with my cousin. Had a… Continue reading A really quick coffee chat & tortes from Salzburg
I did not have any plans to share a blog post today. Its rainy & cold and I was planning on brewing some ginger tea this afternoon and watch my new favorite BBC series, Call the Midwife. I wanted to hop online first, and in my reader I saw a post from a blog I… Continue reading Let’s have some fun! – This or That Tag
With the arrival of spring I am finding a renewed energy. I never seem to keep resolutions when I make them at the beginning of the year. When spring rolls around I have a renewed discipline to implement good changes. This season I am very excited to share a few of these goals or probably… Continue reading Making a fresh start with the arrival of Spring
Sometimes when one least expects it, a random act of kindness occurs. It is quite possible, God just knows when we need a little extra kindness in our lives. I'm not going to question why, just enjoy the feeling this particular act brought out. Here is what happened, the sweet deed that truly opened my… Continue reading The Kindness of Others
I'll be honest. I have had a bit lot of "writers block" lately. Things happen, a cold, family stuff, changing of internet service. I found it seemed like such a chore to photograph and make a mouth-watering recipe or even write something, that I chose not to blog. I just didn't know what to share!… Continue reading The winter blues & three positive things
I have been having a bit of a recipe assembling crisis lately and wonder if there a secret formula that works for storing your recipes and being able to actually find them at a moments notice. I have always kept my written recipes in a box that I purchased many years ago. It has always… Continue reading How do you keep your recipes?