She lives in a house divided

Well, the first snow fall hit us and as usual, it wasn’t much and didn’t last. We were, however, a house divided. My husband woke up, looked out the window and crawled back in bed . I got up and poured a cuppa and tried to enjoy the beauty. The dogs headed out the back … Continue reading

She is Getting Ready for Snow

As if 2020 doesn’t suck enough, it looks like snow will begin to fall tomorrow. It has been great to get outside during this pandemic and I wonder how we will survive being cooped up as the temps begin to dip. Perhaps a little comfort food will help. These are two of my tummy warming … Continue reading

She is seeing 2020….

Happy New Year to you all! Last night I think I made it to 9:30 before heading to bed. We decided to save our new years dinner for the new year. Tonight we have a nice wee dinner for two including fillet mignon, beet salad (recipe on this blog, search beet salad), creamed spinach, baked … Continue reading

She found her recipe box

When I was first married, I could hardly boil water let alone make a decent meal. I gathered recipes from friends and family in my little blue recipe box until it was overflowing. Gradually, I learned to make many of the recipes. Some recipes have become traditions and others I hold onto because of the … Continue reading

She loves a holiday tradition…

On Christmas Eve, our family gathers to build gingerbread houses and make memories. Part of the tradition is a big helping of clam chowder. Below is the recipe I serve up year after year. I dislike winter, but I love the togetherness it brings. May you gather with the people most important to you and … Continue reading

She is getting in the spirit…

This year Thanksgiving was celebrated with lovely friends, family and one of my chicks back in her nest (along with her amazing sidekick, Ryan). My sister whipped up a few batches of her special Chex mix. Just the right treat to munch on while you are watch the game. Hope you enjoy and think of … Continue reading