Can it possibly be Labor Day already? The last of summer.  The last hurrah.  No more beach picnics.  Kids are in school. Sigh. But, even if you can’t have campfires (like here in the Sierras because of the drought) or it’s too… Read More

Bring-Your-Own-Chair Easter Event or “I don’t normally like cauliflower, but I like this Cauliflower”

We are still waiting to move in to the Mid Century Modern home (affectionately known as The Money Pit) that we are remodeling.  The only items left are putting together the Easy Closet System  (looks complicated) and getting our brand new Induction Range… Read More

Deck The Halls Holiday Home Tour Part III and Christmas Cheer

Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Home tour I didn’t have time today to make another treat, because I did an elf photo shoot.  They are absolutely the worst kind of subject.  Most of my conversation and instruction went like this:  “Hey! … Read More

With Much Love and Strawberries

I think love and strawberries go together.  After all, you can dip strawberries in chocolate, or drop them into champagne, or slice them up and serve with ice cream drizzled with chocolate.  All of these are romantic and put you in the… Read More

Give your loved ones a poke…Chocolate Mint Poke Cake, that is.

Do you have childhood memories of Poke Cake?  I used to make Poke Cake for my kids when they were small, mostly because it was easy and they loved it.  Sometimes I made it with Jello, but mostly I made it with… Read More