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Michi Gami Sunset

Michi Gami Sunset

Are you fortunate enough to live near a big lake? My village is on the shores of Lake Michigan, one of the largest of the five Great Lakes. Like so many of places in our country, Lake Michigan was named by an Indian tribe, in this case, the Ojibwa, who called Lake...
MADE WITH LOVE

MADE WITH LOVE

Pipka’s Original Almond Cake recipe book is a little handmade cakelet book filled with dozens of variations of my Original Almond Cake recipe as well as ephemera, vintage recipe pages, photos and envelopes to hold your own treasured recipe. The popularity of my...
Door County Apple Crisp

Door County Apple Crisp

Yummy, warm and crunchy Door County Apple Crisp right out of the oven is the go-to breakfast or dessert treat on a cold winter day. When the blustery winds of Lake Michagan whip up in frenzy and the ice shards start hugging the shore, there’s no doubt about it, it’s...
A Walk In My Woods

A Walk In My Woods

Finally! Snow! Time to get on my warm boots and take a walk in MY beloved Peninsula State Park. Yes, I take ownership of the park! This park is one of the main reasons I love living in Door County. I often used to hike in the park during the summer and cross country...