July

Here we are, my friends….we are in the thick of it. Thick of what? Summer. Suuuuummmmer. Which, if you live somewhere like Vermont or England, etc. is a lovely time of year. For me, July usually sees me hunkered down in the house, playing Christmas carols and the like, trying to at once get myself […]

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Inward, Summer Days

Good morning, friends!~ I’m sitting at my dining room table writing to you today on a beautiful, sunny morning where the sky is a perfect robin’s egg blue, with no clouds. This sun is so welcome after rain and clouds all yesterday, and storms throughout this spring. I’m getting off to a slow start this […]

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Homespun Kitchen Pursuits

   I’m not really one for New Year’s Resolutions, but the coming a new year does inspire me to make fresh plans and come up with new ideas for how I’d like to spend my time, money and energy.  One small idea has turned into a bit of a kitchen project for me, because I’ve […]

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Happy St Nicholas Day!

   Good morning, and happy St. Nicholas Day! This day is one that holds a fond place in my heart, and always feels like the real start of Christmas for our family. At church St. Nicholas will come, and the children will get treats and do little crafts….there will be a hint of magic in […]

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Cooking With Tasha Tudor: Hot Chocolate

    Good morning!~           And happy October! Isnt it wonderful to be in this month? Here’s hoping the weather cooperates. We’ve been sitting in the 80s here in OK and frankly, not feeling very autumnal. But the colors are starting to change, and moody, rainy skies have blown in. The temperatures […]

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Cooking With Tasha Tudor: Oatmeal Bread

Good morning, and welcome to a fresh week of “Cooking with Tasha Tudor!” This week I am featuring a recipe with which Tasha Tudor won first prize at the Danbury Fair when she was fifteen years old! And I am happy to report that this bread has stood the test of time! It makes three […]

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Cooking With Tasha Tudor: Becky’s Birthday Cake with Cocoa Frosting

   Good morning, friends! Here we are another Tuesday, and another Cooking with Tasha Tudor post! This past week was rather festive for me, as Sunday was my birthday! So, of course, I had birthday cake on the brain 🙂 Audrey and I got into the kitchen then to make, of course, “Becky’s Birthday Cake” […]

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