When I think of relaxing summer dinners, I think of grilling cheeseburgers, french fries and corn on the cob. Potato and egg salad sides are also a favorite. However, color always inspires Ma so the other day we went against the usual and went for the unusual! Shish kebobs were in order with lots of […]
What is it that creates a beautiful table setting? The centerpiece? Linens? Dinnerware? Needless to say, a beautiful setting on the table is very inviting. I gravitate to my seat and am excited to eat and chat. However, a pile of papers sometimes gravitates to my dining room table before a crowd of dinner guests. […]
What a beautiful day! I had no idea about this wonderful national holiday. I guess I need to make a batch of cookies then! I do find it very inspiring to sit down with a plate of warm chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven. Do you?
Easter is getting close and I’m starting to think about my children’s Easter baskets. How much chocolate is too much for a three-year-old? Well, this is simply a rhetorical question. I have taught my children to share (with me)! Anyways, these thoughts get me thinking about quaint chocolate shops. There are certainly less of them […]
Shepard’s Pie is one of my favorite meals to make. It has everything you need pretty much in just one bite… the potatoes, meat and vegetables. I make it in a quick, simple way. With three little kids, I can’t slave in the kitchen for too long. The most time-consuming part is peeling all the […]
Is it that time again? Coffee in the morning and then usually around the same time in the afternoon, I need a little treat. Tea is perfect! Even better with a cookie. It’s a great break to gather my thoughts and give me a pick me up to finish the day. Do you usually take […]
I am not a chef so that alone will prove that this is a very simple dish that anybody can make. It’s also very fast. With three little kids, I have to do a lot of things in a hurry and making meals is one of them. Another good note, is that it’s really a […]
What is it about hanging out at a coffee shop with friends that makes me want to go home and write in a blog, or take photographs, or buy new fashions? Is it the conversation, the interior design, the caffeine, perhaps? Even without the conversation, I can sit in a coffee shop alone and people […]