A Fun Winter Craft and a tray bake

The weather outside is frightful… Oh my, is it cold outside!! We’re in the negatives today with the wind chill and I needed to make a warm, cozy breakfast to stay warm. (Don’t worry, my sweet husband, there’ll be some leftover when you get home😘). I watched a show on Netflix in which Nadiya from…

Cozy Monday

Good Morning all!! How was all of your weekends? I had such a fun, yet relaxing weekend with my husband and son & also got to see my daughter! We had gorgeous snow falling over the weekend and were all cozied up by the fire reading, playing games, writing a bit & talking and laughing…

Happy Winter Solstice!

Yesterday was the first day of Winter & my husband, son & I celebrated by taking a beautiful walk on our trail in the woods in our backyard as well as make gluten free mini graham cracker houses as a village (not award winning for looks, but it sure was fun!). We also continued our…

Cranberry Nut Bread

Hello everyone!! Hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving holiday!! My family and I were so happy to reunite with extended family again to celebrate the holiday. Wednesday was a lovely day of cooking and baking with my adult children, Thursday was so nice to be reunited with family on my father’s side. We continued our…

Donut Muffins

These moist and delicious mini donuts are a little bit of heaven and difficult to stop eating. I made these a few weeks ago for breakfast and they were such a treat with other breakfast items & a lovely tea or coffee. They’re also lovely again as a mid- morning treat, or as my husband…

Mindful Monday

Over the past few days, I have experienced migraines worse than I have ever felt and a ton of sinus pressure. I live in New England and the weather is temperamental at best most days. Lately, with the changes in temperature from early to mid-Fall, especially with the dropping temps and frost overnight, it has…

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…

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…

Beautiful Weekend

This weekend was Amazing with my hubby for our Anniversary!! We visited a beautiful vineyard, ran into 2 old, great friends, enjoyed a picnic lunch with our son in our yard with pool time on a beautiful sunny day (which is so great, because it’s been constantly raining this summer), and got to have time…

Marvelous Monday

Hello Everyone!! How’s everyone today? Another rainy day here in New England, and with the exception of a ton of fungi growing, ugh, everything does look quite lush in the yard and gardens. I have saved a ton of water this year and not watering as much, so that’s Marvelous!! How’s the weather where you…