That Summer feeling

Well, this weekend was remarkable. The heat, was… phew, intense, but we are blessed to have air conditioning and a pool. We went in the pool while the Beach Boys Greatest Hits played and hung out on the deck playing games and eating lunch al fresco. We hung out in the air conditioning while playing…

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…

Hello Monday!!

This past weekend was nice and relaxing and full of yummy food. We’ve been trying some new foods, trying out some new recipes and enjoying some theme weeks past couple of weeks. Last week was Southern foods and this week we’ve been enjoying German foods. Last night we enjoyed Schnitzel, but it was a vegan…

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…

Midweek and a Peanut butter treat

It’s Wednesday evening and it felt like a great night to have a special treat and peanut butter was on my mind. So while binge watching “Wheel of Fortune” with my guys and relaxing after a long day, I made these yummy, easy peanut butter cookies. These are great for when you don’t want to…

Wintery Wonderful Day!❄️❄️☃️☃️

I get a lovely extended weekend day today as my husband is home and we are enjoying a day with our son, as the weather was rough last night and he just needed a “me” day and lots of rest. So, my husband, son and I have been enjoying a day of rest and games,…

Bonkers for Bundt Cake

Lately, here at the cottage, I’ve been decorating for Christmas early and loving every second of it. I have been decorating a little everyday so I can enjoy it and not make it a chore. I can take my time at it as well. I’m almost done with our finished basement and upstairs is almost…

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…

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….