Weekly Photo Challenge – Growth

This is perfect for the New Year. We all have a desire to grow and become the best versions of ourselves, especially at this time of year. The first image to pop into my brain was a newly emerging plant but I wanted to do something different. Looking back over the last few years, I…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Satisfaction

Homemade beignets ready to be consumed.  Fresh out of the hot oil! I love to cook and experiment with new recipes.  A few years ago that statement would have read “I hate to cook and have no desire to experiment”.  Times have changed and I truly enjoy the magic that happens in the kitchen.  Feeling…

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Simple Life Sunday – Our first year in the 100 acre woods

If you missed the last Simple Life Sunday post click here. Sounds like a title for a Winnie the Pooh story.  No bears here, but plenty of bees, now if only I could find that honey pot. This grand adventure happened quite by accident.  We had no intention of moving shortly after I left my…

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Sustainable Sunday – Shrooms!

Mushrooms find their way into most of my recipes.  I simply adore them.  They add such a great flavor to so many dishes I cannot help but utilize them.  I put them in my salads, homemade pizza, pasta, vegetable dishes, eggs, sandwiches and much more.   Often when hiking in our woods I bring my…

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Sustainable Sunday – Small Kitchen Duty

A few years ago it would have been a rare occurrence to see me in the kitchen.  Back then we went out to eat frequently.  Cooking was not something I enjoyed or had the time for.  My idea of a perfect meal was having someone else prepare, cook and clean up for me.  At the…

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