The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, we picked up 1/2 of our plant starts at the farm yesterday. Gardening is one of my pleasures. Lots of fun stuff, tomatoes, herbs, sunflowers, hot peppers. Our farm share this week was filled with goodies. Fresh grown veggies and our farm family make me … Continue reading Life’s great pleasures
As it turns out, I am suffering from a concussion. I am assuming it is mild since my current symptoms are mild. I have a doc appointment tomorrow afternoon, just to make sure that I am taking the proper precautions. We head out of town tomorrow night on a business trip. I am currently absolutely … Continue reading Not the lesser Babka
This time of year, in our neck of the woods, zucchini are everywhere! They grow so fast and furious when the heat comes on and boy have we had the heat. We have been eating zucchini since May. I have been thinking about making chocolate zucchini cake for a couple weeks now. My mom used to make … Continue reading An afternoon of baking: Chocolate Zucchini Cake
A gorgeous tea cup given to me by my grandma. Somehow I ended up with her entire bone china teacup collection and I'm never giving it up. One of my favorite happy activities is baking. It reminds me of my grandmothers, but especially of my maternal grandmother. She was such a sweet soul and I … Continue reading An afternoon of baking: Banana Bread and Blueberry Scones
Years ago I took a friend to tea at a cute restaurant about an hour's drive from our house. The restaurant is on a working farm, they call it a living history farm, and is in a quaint, old farmhouse. The kind of place you might see a grandma knitting a blanket in her rocker on … Continue reading An afternoon of baking: I wanted my cake, and to eat it too!