New options for buying plants online including creating the look for you and sending you everything you need. If you are like me, you aspire to having beautiful pots on your patio that look professional. While my pots look ok, it’s not the same as if my mother did it or I had someone come […]
A handmade, natural jute, beach tote that will bring joy all summer long. I know it’s early to be thinking or dreaming about hot weather and the beach. But with the current weather forecast rain or snow every week I need something to look forward to. I am also hopeful that we be able to […]
I want to take you on a short journey to some of the most beautiful countryside in the world. The place is the Loire Valley and the regional wine is one of the tastiest white wines out there, Sancerre. Aptly named after the medieval town that sits atop a hill looking down on the Loire River Valley.
The everything spread for summer corn. I have fond memories of fresh summer corn with this garlicky, parmesan spread. It’s more than addicting. As a teenager I would slather it on just about everything. Just make sure the whole household is eating it as it has generous amounts of garlic.
My late friend Kim used to make her famous shrimp for parties and porch gatherings at her home near the beach. There is not a summer I can remember that she didn’t serve these tasty shrimp. A few years ago, at my bridal shower she finally shared the recipe. This weekend I made them in her honor as she was born on Father’s Day.