Wacky Wednesday

The start to this holiday weekend was a frustrating and worrisome one. After noticing a musty odor in our bedroom, we noticed mold in our closet and in one of our bedroom windows. Not exactly a good start to the weekend. We’ve been tackling projects around the cottage and gardens and on a time crunch…

Black Bean Burger and a Busy week

Hello there!! How’s everyone’s week going? I had a busy weekend & week and have had a ton of projects going on at home. We’re still painting the cottage & working on building new shutters for our home as well. Little by little, I’m preparing the garden for Fall & Winter and harvesting the last…

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…

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…

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….

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…

Cherry Cacao Chip Smoothie

Hello there everyone!! It’s been some time since I’ve posted. How’s everyone doing? It’s so nice to see bits of Spring emerge, from the buds on the trees, to the flowers beginning to emerge from the ground from their happy winter slumber. I’ve particularly enjoyed the warmer weather and seeing green and pastel colors, as…

Protein shake recipe & Changes

Hi all! I can’t believe how much life has changed within the past couple of months, our entire world & how many things are affected! Our way of life, our habits, the general fear surrounding us daily (and for very good reason), as well as our overall lifestyles! For my family, we’re taking this opportunity…

Tofu Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 box firm Tofu, squeeze excess water out of it without breaking, sliced lengthwise in half, then cubed water chestnuts (as many as you want) string beans broccoli corn cauliflower red pepper, sliced sweet peas 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce 2 Tbsp raw organic honey 1/2 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp garlic…

G-free Baked Vegan Macaroni & Cheese

A Delicious Dish for a chilly day! Its ooey gooey yumminess is perfect for a cold Fall or Winter day. If you feel like more substance, add some spinach or broccoli to the dish! Ingredients: 2 packages Brown Rice & Quinoa gfree penne pasta 4 cups almond milk, or other non-dairy milk 1/2 cup gfree…