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Gold Rush Cocktail

Gold Rush Cocktail

Last summer some dear friends of ours paid us a visit in our new home and introduced us to an amazing cocktail named the Gold Rush.  This 3 ingredient cocktail starts out with the Domaine De Canton, a French ginger liqueur that has notes of…

The Journey Continues

The Journey Continues

    It’s hard for me to believe the last time I wrote was May 2017.  If you’ve had the opportunity to read my post in May, Enjoying The Seasons you already know we have relocated to Northeast Ohio from Boca Raton, FL. Once we arrived at…

Enjoying The Seasons

Enjoying The Seasons

    Today I’m sitting here at my kitchen table looking out onto our patio admiring all of what nature has to offer.  At first glance I see our turquoise swimming pool reflecting the bright Floridian sun, while the Mama and Papa cardinals are hopping…

Mom’s Favorite Rocky Road Cake

Mom’s Favorite Rocky Road Cake

  Is it true, or am I dreaming? Today is “National Chocolate Cake Day!” Don’t you find it a bit ironic that someone decided January 27th will be a day we celebrate eating chocolate cake?  Is it because we are 3 weeks into our resolutions…

A Thought On Mindfulness

A Thought On Mindfulness

  Happy New Year friends! It’s the month of January, and for me this is a month of new beginings, great hope and a time to reflect back on the previous year or years. Symbolically the month of January reminds me of a butterfly; a…

DIY Christmas Gnome Bottle Toppers

DIY Christmas Gnome Bottle Toppers

  Hello Friends!  I am simply blown away by how fast the year has gone by, and here we are again working on our holiday baking, crafting and gift giving.  How did this happen? It seems like just yesterday the kids were heading back to…

Grandma Edith’s Chicken Piquant

Grandma Edith’s Chicken Piquant

  Several months ago I received a gift from my mother of which I will treasure forever, a cookbook she acquired in 1976 from her Grandmother.  Inside are some of her favorite recipes she collected along with my Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Aunt’s recipes. While…

Dried Orange & Moss Topiaries

Dried Orange & Moss Topiaries

  It’s Fall Y’all! That’s right it’s officially that time of year when the leaves start to change color and there is a slight chill in the air. Everywhere you look it’s “pumpkin palooza” and my home is no exception. I look forward to the…

DIY Dried Orange Slices

DIY Dried Orange Slices

  Hello friends! Today I’m sharing with you the simple craft of drying fruit.  This is a craft you can do any time of the year, easily in your kitchen, using citrus or apples. Dried fruit is wonderful for using in crafts, adorning packages, stringing…

Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

    In honor of National Peanut Day I thought I would share my favorite Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookie recipe with you. These cookies are loaded with a cup of peanut butter and a cup of butter and are so delicious!  There are several variations…