Today I’m NOT Baking!

Today I’m NOT Baking!

Today I am NOT baking! No cake today! I need a break from all that deliciousness and a break from tasting/eating it. So today I am painting. Journaling. Resting. Inspired by Janice MacCleod’s book, Spiritual Retreat At Home, I’m starting a 30 day program of slowing...
Life Is What You Bake It

Life Is What You Bake It

Last week I baked 8 cakes. Five of them were Almond Cakes made with recipes from my Almond Cake Recipe Booklet. Almond Cake with Apricots and Apricot filling.Almond Cake with Door County Cherries & Chocolate chips.Almond Cake with Fresh Blueberries.Almond Cake...
Flowers On My Table

Flowers On My Table

“I am going to make everything around me beautiful – that will be my life.” – Elsie De Wolfe I have my mother to thank for everything beautiful in my life. She was a single Mom, worked 5 days a week, but always had a beautiful home and flowers on the table. She gave...
Old Friends

Old Friends

Isn’t it amazing that you can hold an inanimate object made of papers that have black markings on them, papers earmarked, words underlined, scribbled notes in the margins, and this object, this book, becomes your best friend? You panic if you can’t find it among the...
Hello Summer.

Hello Summer.

Hello Summer! Sunshine, rain, herbs, flowers, birds chirping, bunnies nibbling on my plants…HELLO, SUMMER! Not that the winter was so terrible. It’s wasn’t particularly cold. We didn’t have snowfalls like we used to. But it seemed so LONG. I think I’m still coming out...
TIPPING  POINT

TIPPING POINT

TIPPNG POINT What is happening? I feel like our country is bruised, as though it’s been in a car wreck without wearing a seat belt. Not the politicians. They come out of a car wreck just fine; they still have health care, benefits, lifetime opportunies to make money...