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Bucket List

I have, as do most people familiar with the movie, a ‘Bucket List’. Most of it is in my head, but the older I get, the more important it is to commit it to paper. I would hate to be … Continue reading

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A Fall Wedding – The Ceremony

It’s been almost 6 months since our daughter and son-in-law’s wedding. We are still recovering. It was a great night… what I remember of it (thank goodness for the video!!)… and we are most grateful for our dear friends and … Continue reading

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Engagement Excitement

One year ago today was the night that our daughter was ‘officially’ engaged! A long anticipated moment, it was sweet, personal and very much ‘staged’ the same way that my husband and I were engaged: no fanfare, no fireworks, no … Continue reading

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Cooking Classes!

My sweet husband, who loves desserts, surprised me with a cooking class on desserts presented by Barbara Fairchild, editor -in-chief of Bon Appetit Magazine and author of the eight pound tome, Bon Appetit’s Desserts. Now Mike’s problems with glutens and … Continue reading

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Mom’s Favorite Shrimp Dip

This is a great summer by the sea or lake dip! However, my mom always served it on Christmas Eve as well… it was her favorite, after all! Mom’s Favorite Shrimp Dip 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream 1 (3-ounce) package … Continue reading

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To Market, to Market, to Market We Go!

With July 4th almost on us… and in my mind, the mid-point of summer, a thought left over from my own school days… farmer’s markets have sprung up all around us. From road side truck beds full of tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Peppered Pear and Spinach Salad

This great recipe is from Divine Feasts Highlands Style, a fund raising cookbook from The Church of the Incarnation in Highlands, NC, a divine village that my family and I visit at least once a year in the cool, lush, … Continue reading

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4th of July Celebration & Recipes

Here it is a week before the American holiday known as ‘The 4th’… American Independence Day! It’s is the perfect holiday to be as cheesy as possible with lots of the National colors of red, white and blue, stars, stripes, … Continue reading

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Wedding Season!

Just like Vince Vaughan and Owen Wilson’s characters in the film ‘The Wedding Crashers’, I get excited when spring blossoms into weddings! Of course, time has change my perspective.  Decades ago as a child, I looked forward to the rare … Continue reading

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Holidays Over? Hardly!

I know that there has been a collective sigh of relief that the non-stop hustle and bustle of ‘The Holidays’ is over… yet we are heading right into more! Valentines, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Passover, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Eeyore’s … Continue reading

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