A Beautiful Weekend, Waffle Recipe and lots of apple-y goodness 🍎

Hello Everyone! Did you have a lovely weekend? This weekend was filled with beautiful weather, a fun afternoon with my husband and son, a relaxing and fun afternoon apple picking, and a visit with my whole family. On Saturday, after picking apples, I made homemade applesauce. This is an applesauce recipe that’s made every year….

Paul turned 50! (And a Recipe for Broccoli and Cheese)

This past week my husband Paul turned 50! We enjoyed his last week being at home while I finished my recovery and celebrated his special day and again on the weekend with our children. Last evening with supper, we enjoyed a broccoli and cheese side dish. I make this every Thanksgiving, but we made it…

Orange Bundt Cake

What a busy week! My husband and I were wrapping up projects for the season, decorated for Autumn, participated in a Town Wide Tag Sale, saw our son off on his last year of college, celebrated my husband Paul’s 50th birthday and did some yummy cooking and baking! It was a busy time, but full…

Still in Summer Mode

As we’re nearing the end of August and heading soon into September and approaching Labor Day, I’ve been reflecting on the summer and enjoying what there is left of this beautiful season. I will miss the heat, beautiful flowers and butterflies. I do love summer and I’m trying to soak in as much of it…

A Step Back

Well folks, this has been a very rough journey for me after surgery and this weekend was tougher than I could have imagined at this point. I was doing well, and this weekend I had a setback. To say I’m disappointed would be an understatement. For years I’ve struggled with pain and digestive issues, migraines,…

Recovering nicely

After a rough few weeks of healing, I’m on the mend. I still have several weeks to heal completely as I’ve had a major surgery, but I’m feeling more myself and so glad I’m healing. I was diagnosed with severe endometriosis and adenomyosis and had the disease removed by a very skillful and empathetic doctor….

A little break

Hello everyone! I’m taking a little break for a few weeks. I’m heading into surgery on Friday and will be recovering for a few weeks. It’s been a beautiful week of rest and relaxation, time in the pool and basking in the sun. I hope you’re all enjoying your summer. When I return, I’ll have…

A Wonderfully Relaxing Fourth of July

Hello there! Hoping you all had a great 3 day holiday weekend and were able to enjoy the festivities with yummy food and fun activities!! My parents and their dog and our daughter came to celebrate with us. My daughter’s boyfriend wasn’t able to make it due to a sinus infection, and he was missed,…