Cherries are one of my absolute favorite fruits! They are only around for a short time so I love to make the most of them while I can. Whether it is cherry jam, cherry clafouti or just straight out of the package… I want ALL the cherries! Unfortunately, cherry season is going to be gone… Continue reading Brandied Cherries
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day this year. We will be traveling (with kids) and I am excited for the trip. But, is it really Valentine’s Day if I don’t get to bake a heart-shaped dessert? It doesn’t feel like it. So let’s reminisce about things we have done in… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
Halloween is only two days away. I don’t know about where you live but it is supposed to be another cold, wet Halloween here. I feel bad for my kids. When I was younger, I remember it always being pretty nice on Halloween. I can’t remember the last time my kids had a Halloween without… Continue reading Trick or Treat
I find myself ready for fall. It was unseasonably cool a couple of weeks ago; highs in the low 80’s, lows in the 60’s. I made chili. I know it wasn’t chili weather but it was cloudy too and I wanted some. I also bought some new boots at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I was… Continue reading Vacation in a Glass
Happy Royal Wedding Weekend! Do you have big plans? Are you turning the tv on at 4 am? Do you not care at all? I love a royal wedding. They really don’t happen too often so I enjoy the spectacle. I think my girls are just a bit older than I was when Diana married… Continue reading The Royal Wedding