During the fall/winter months growing up in the north, my family would go into hibernation mode. Every activity involved being indoors. Having snow and below zero temperatures in the weather forecast for weeks made it acceptable to wear dark tones and gravitate to warm,cozy spaces for months. My husband and I have the same hibernation […]
Smoked Salmon Egg Scramble and Smoked Gouda Cheese Grits perfect fall breakfast!
The holidays are coming up! Great time to rearrange the house feng shui style. Changing the energy before putting up seasonal decorations is exciting. Positioning things in a way to improve the flow of each room feels like a fresh start. Getting rid of old things, donating clothes, and finding forgotten treasures helps improve the […]
Original Gumbo Recipe turned out delicious. In our version the vegetables were pureed, so the only big pieces in here were shrimp and sausage.
A great deal of conversations I’ve had with family and friends regarding stress in their lives is based on fiction. The big fear of the unknown or “what-ifs”. I wonder if the same amount of energy used towards stressing over hypothetical scenarios could be shifted to reality. Facts seem to get lost in the tornado […]
Chili Recipe is the best one we have come across so far, doesn’t need any adjustments. Yummy just the way it is.
Last year my small starter garden of cucumbers, watermelon and collard greens was a success. We harvested so much from a small patch that I even had to store some away. After fall cleanup, I was flooded with ambitious ideas of self sustainability on a larger scale. I made an elaborate plan for the next […]
This Crockpot Beef Stroganoff recipe was perfect for a chilly weekend. The egg noodles were tossed with fresh basil and butter to give it another level of flavor.
Hobbies have always been a subtle consistency in our family. We all have something we love to work on at home which is a must when living acres apart from neighbors and the nearest store is over 8 miles away. It is normal to find each of us in a separate room during the evening quietly creating […]
Our local fish market didn’t have cod. So we used whiting instead for this Fish and Chip Recipe. Delicious!
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