Happy Thanksgiving!! A Delicious Sugar Cookie Recipe too!!

We’ve been preparing for Thanksgiving by shopping for our dinner and dessert ingredients, working on our next home project for our YouTube channel video of the week, and trying to get in little snippets of decorating for Christmas. It’s been a busy couple of weeks but we’re getting so excited to see everyone, enjoy some…

Chillier days

Good Morning everyone! Hope you’re all staying warm in these chillier days! The temps may be dropping, but our little cottage is cozy and warm and yep, I’m one of those people that’s already listening to Christmas music and I’m ok with it. 😀 I have my menu for Thanksgiving ready and I’ve been slowly…

Gluten Free Apple Pie

Welcome November! I’m watching the last of the Autumn leaves falling, a slight drizzle tinkling down, a soft breeze blowing in the open windows and enjoying the last of the mild temperatures. I took a day to rest and enjoy the day after a busy weekend and crazy week last week. Over the weekend, I…

Fall Fun and Cider Donut Cake

Hi All! What a Gorgeous weekend of sun and warmth, and fun Fall activities with my hubby and son! Saturday we had a lovely breakfast then visited a local farm. We shopped in the country store, went on a hay ride, and bought some pumpkins for our front patio and deck. The day provided gorgeous…

Vegan chocolate cupcakes with Vegan Cream cheese frosting

Hello chocolate lovers! This week was another busy week at the cottage and those allergens in the air are vicious! There have been cold headache hats, warm heating pads to soothe and hot teas and lots of rest when we could, but also a lot of work around the cottage for our YouTube channel and…

Apple Cinnamon Muffins…Happy October!!!

It’s October! Halloween Month!! This month will be filled with fun crafts, pumpkin picking and pumpkin recipes, bonfires, reading books with a cup of hot tea by the fireplace. It’s been so lovely to see the leaves changing and blowing in the wind. I love the weekend breakfasts this time of year while listening to…

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…

Tuesday’s Thoughts and Lemony Goodness

On this calm and rainy day, I find myself reflecting on spring, on the goings-on of the season and in the world lately, while sitting by the fire and sipping my green tea. These types of days are reflective for me and it gives me repose to what’s been happening in our lives and helps…

That chill in the air though…

Spring is here and Easter is on it’s way, yard work is getting done here at the cottage, as well as indoor spring cleaning and kitchen renovations are still underway, but what is the deal with this wintery chill?! Gah!! We’re toughing it out and getting what we can done, especially the outdoor duties. I’ve…

Rain Rain go away…

It’s a gloomy Thursday with the rain falling and grey scenery, but after my household chores, writing and catching up on important phone calls, I’m going to read book number two in the Dragon Heart Legacy series. Loving that series! I wanted to take this moment to share with you the cake I made over…