Lifestyle

PICNIC SEASON

PICNIC season is finally here! Oh, how we embrace this time of year. Whether seaside, park bench, or blanket spread in your backyard or deck, it is an occasion to eat a simple meal outside with nature. Don’t over think it. Keep it simple. It’s really all about the ambience […]

FOOD NETWORK CREATION

Ever been on Food Network? Well, I had to wait until I became a grandma before there was a slot just for me! Clash of the Grandmas. It was the most amazing fun, hardest work, and satisfying experience of my life. Now… I got the bug to do more! If […]

THROAT TONIC

Winter colds. Spring Allergies. Throat in need of relief? Got just the thing for you! There are lots of reasons our throat feels out-of-sorts, and homemade remedies are far more effective than anything you can buy. This soothing throat tonic will last 2 weeks in the fridge and be ready to […]

EVERY MEAL TELLS A STORY

The art of dining. While the food is what brings us to the table, the visuals and conversations are what will be remembered most. Two reasons why: Each person will notice something very unique, about the spread that is a reflection of their taste, style, and personality. Eye candy, at […]

EGG OBSESSION

Our obsession with eggs is an old one. Is it because they symbolize new life, or is it simply because they are healthy, delicious, and beautiful? The list of dishes that use eggs, feature eggs, or simply showcase eggs would be too numerous to collect. But suffice it to say, […]

SPRING 2018

The second day of spring and 10 more hours of snow. A heap of overripe bananas. I see lots and lots of Banana Muffins happening here today! No better way to heat up the house than with kitchen heat. Crack open the window to listen to that magical silence that […]

FOOD & FITNESS

(Click on photo above for video link) The most challenging dichotomy of our everyday lives! As a foodie blogger, recipe creator, and long-time entertaining host, my thoughts (waking or sleeping), are of FOOD! Yet, as a sixty-five year young fashion conscience woman, I want to maintain as much of my […]

THE LOST ART OF DINING

Our world is so diverse now, that we could transport ourselves anywhere we want to be, simply by changing our surroundings, right there in our very own homes. Décor, clothing, music, even the food we cook and how we set the stage to serve it. As a woman in my […]

DOGGIE LOVE DOG FOOD

Dogs are such an important part of families. They now enjoy many aspects of our human life. How bout those Dog Cameras for the owners to check in on them from time to time! But what about their food? We are what we eat, and so it is with our […]

VALENTINE SOLO

Celebrating Love comes in many forms. And since true love first begins with yourself, let’s take a look at a very special evening I have planned for you to celebrate alone. In the movie, The Sound of Music, the lyrics to a song boast, “These are a few of my […]