Beautiful weekend and a Special Birthday celebration!

HI there!! This past week was filled with lots of Fall cleaning, more decorating and baking. This past weekend, we celebrated my son’s 21st birthday!! We had such a wonderful time going to our local winery, listening to some great vocal & acoustic performances from the talented Andy Cavanaugh, and having a lovely takeout meal…

Yard work and Fall Decorating

It’s that time again! A new season approaching and Fall cleaning continuing as the Autumnal decor goes up, the crafting bug starts again & yard work begins to prepare for the next season in the garden. I am always reluctant to release my grasp onto summer, but around this time in September, I begin getting…

Happy Birthday Paul!!

Today is my husband’s birthday!! He’s had an eventful weekend to say the least! After our car ended up in the shop days after being fixed for one issue, to find out the issue was worse than originally thought. (Car all fixed now!!) Then, the next day, we had participated in the Town Wide Tag…

Just another Manic Monday… and a Busy rest of the week

After vacation, it’s always hard to readjust and get back to normalcy, but I’m trying. I’m also trying to prepare my home for Autumnal decor by deep cleaning the house all week. There’s a Town Wide Tag Sale in town coming up, and we’ve been trying to gather some items for sale and cleaning, all…

Vacation

This past week I was visiting family in Ohio. We drove overnight and arrived early in the morning. I hadn’t seen my siblings for 4 years and it was so nice to see everyone finally. They had built a home 2 years ago and it was so nice to finally see their home too! As…

Strawberry Rhubarb Cake: Memories of Nana

This past week, I was invited to partake in a 2021 Bake-Off from Crushed Caramel. It’s a yearly competition, and I was honored to be asked to be a part of it. This year’s theme was “Recipes from your childhood”. I knew which recipe I would enter with. It was a recipe that I remember…

Monday Monday

Happy Monday Everyone. After a Fabulous adventurous weekend with my husband and some time with our adult children, I am feeling a case of the Mondays. Friday evening, my husband Paul and I went to a Winery nearby to listen to a wonderful performer, Andy Cavanaugh, and enjoy a wine slushie and glass of wine….

Easy 2 Bean Tacos

I love taco night!! It’s one of my favorite dinners! I make different types of tacos one day a week, almost weekly, and one of the types I love is the bean taco nights! It’s so easy to make and tasty! This meal is great for nights that don’t require a ton of your time….

Chocolate Bread and another Monday

Happy Monday Everyone!! Hope you all had a lovely weekend! Our weekend was full of projects in the front yard, in front of our picket fence and trying to redo the design (landscaping) of the front yard. Next year, we will be redoing a new and improved picket fence, but we wanted to tackle the…

The day has arrived!!

Well, to say it has been quite the journey, is an understatement, but I giddily say with complete joy, THE COOKBOOK is FINALLY AVAILABLE on Amazon!! Sorry about shouting, but I am so so happy to see my cookbook available after going through technical issues!! Thank you again for the support, encouraging words and patience…