Category Archives: cooking

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

There are a few desserts that I am nearly always in the mood for. Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cheesecake, Apple pie and seasonal fruit galettes.  But what if I decided to combine two of my favorite desserts, what then? I’ll tell … Continue reading

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Oh those Autumn days

Whew, Fall is really wonderful this year, and we’ve been quite busy around these parts. We went and saw two of our favorite people in Portland get married in a wonderful handcrafted ceremony ( I laughed and cried and danced). … Continue reading

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Harvest time

Well hey there! Its so good to see you. You must forgive my absence these past few weeks, there’s been lots going on. As summer dwindles down we’ve been trying to make the most of these last days of sun … Continue reading

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On being alone & slowing down.

I like to be alone. I would go so far to say that I prefer to be alone.  Alone, I never have to apologize for diverted attention. Alone, I don’t have to entertain you.Alone is a luxury of uninterrupted thought … Continue reading

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A new beginning

There are a lot of reasons I’ve thought about starting a blog lately.  I’m married to a wonderful, kind, understanding man. His name is Benjamin and he makes me laugh. Sometimes we laugh so hard my face hurts from smiling.I’m … Continue reading

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