Category Archives: Cooking

Never arrive with your arms swinging.

That’s our motto. And I am constantly in search of the next best hostess gift. We were invited to our newest neighbor’s home for a cocktail party recently. I searched, and searched, for ideas of something new to bring. We have never … Continue reading

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Where did all the Blueberry Crumb Bars go???

Up North Michigan Farmers’ Markets are just started to bust with the summer’s produce, so when we went on Saturday I bought one of everything! The blueberries are especially large, this year, and bursting with a beautiful sweet flavor. On our way home we … Continue reading

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Best Banana Bread, ever.

To say I love banana bread is an understatement. I think I have tried every recipe out there always trying to perfect the last one. Until now. This is where I draw the line in the flour. No need to … Continue reading

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Will these be on your St. Patrick’s Day table?

Taking the month of March, to recharge and reconnect, is priceless. We are alive and well, thoroughly enjoying ourselves. We are spending more time in the sunshine, reading, walking, (10,000 steps is about 5 miles) going to ballgames (go Detroit Tigers), … Continue reading

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Easiest liver cleanse ever.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the liver represents certain energy. Movement. If things are flowing nicely within your body as well as in life, the liver is working with balance. Beginnings. Cleaning body. Elimination. Creativity. Exercise. Garden. If there’s an … Continue reading

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Pecan Pie Muffins

I may just make these every Thanksgiving from now on. They are a perfect fall feeling snack. A perfect little snack for your fall brunch. They feel like a special treat over your plain ole muffins. Born and raised in the South, … Continue reading

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Shine On Harvest Moon

I have a lot I want to accomplish and never enough hours in the day. We pickled lots of jalapenos, to keep us in Taco Tuesdays, this year. The peppers on our deck were highly productive! The ones at our community garden … Continue reading

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