Add a bit of holiday warmth and zest to your next gathering with this easy-to-prepare sweet & spicy snack recipe. It’s a low carb, high protein treat my family and guests love to nibble any time of day.
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I’m glad to be in the air conditioning today as temps are expected to soar later, but high temperatures don’t always keep me inside. A few weeks ago I was out “in it” eagerly visiting 22 gardens throughout Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland. I was one of 100 fortunate (or maybe fanatical?? ) gardeners participating […]
Violas are the cool weather darlings of the flower world that spring up almost everywhere sporting as many different names as they do colors. While common to most gardeners, I never tire of them. Every spring I eagerly set out containers filled with their assorted colors. They encourage thoughts of sunshine and cheer, warming up my […]
Cool, crisp and crunchy, I love spring carrots straight from the garden, the soil freshly rinsed off and skins left unpeeled. Pure deliciousness. A sweet treat created to boost energy and strengthen my body. I ate lots of carrots growing up. It was one of the few vegetables I actually enjoyed. Back then, I ate […]
The sun is shining today and my newly planted pansies are soaking it up. I plant pansies every year and am always looking for ways to do something different. This year I re-purposed a stainless steel popcorn basket into a small novelty planter. It’s a sweet conversation piece. Shortly afterwards Wayfair contacted me asking if I’d […]
It’s a good day when you wake up thinking, “All I need to do today is relax and enjoy the wineries.” It’s an even better day if you’re in Napa Valley and smart enough to book a tour through a vivaciously fun company like Platypus Tours. In case you’re just tuning in, I wrote earlier about […]
Who can resist California? Crazy traffic. Cool people. Sun. Ocean. Food and Wine. Maybe a star or two? It’s a spectacular treat to book a trip to the sunny coast. I used to visit more regularly, but it’s been two years since my last visit….too long. The last time I visited was during August 2015, the […]