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Inspiration for a Jane Austen Bridal Shower

Three Saturdays ago, twenty-one of the sweetest of ladies gathered to bless my daughter with an absolutely beautiful bridal shower. Being that my Sweet Pea, is a grad school English major, it was fitting that her shower be a Jane Austen theme. Every little detail was loving chosen from the vintage teacups, mixed and matched,… Continue reading Inspiration for a Jane Austen Bridal Shower

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Lunch with Sweet Pea

Spinach, Kale, Arugula, Green Leafy Lettuce are usually the greens of choice for me, as far as salad goes, but the other day I had lunch with Sweet Pea. I just love the sound of that name, don’t you? It’s what I called my daughter growing up. I still call her that even after she’s… Continue reading Lunch with Sweet Pea

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Homemade Truffles-Trader Joe’s Style

It’s been a busy week since we’ve been back. We had a fantastic time staying with our daughter’s fiance’s family over the Thanksgiving weekend.  We know it’s a rare gift to get along and really enjoy each other…something I hope we never take for granted. What a blessed addition to our family! I had scheduled… Continue reading Homemade Truffles-Trader Joe’s Style

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Setting My Heart on Thanks and Giving

Began the day early this morning to help get my sweetheart out the door to work while it was still dark. Made him a smoothie to go and began baking as the sun came up warming the kitchen. We’re headed to our soon to be son-in-law’s (son-in-love) parent’s home and are so excited as our… Continue reading Setting My Heart on Thanks and Giving

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Absolutely the Easiest Way to Bake Pumpkin

Have you ever tried cutting a pumpkin in half only to miss and nearly slice your finger? I have almost every time, until I found the easiest way to bake pumpkins and make my own puree from detoxinista. It’s no stress, simple, and it will keep your fingers in tact and make you say, “Why… Continue reading Absolutely the Easiest Way to Bake Pumpkin


No Fail Gingersnap Recipe

  Earlier in the week I shared with you some Autumn Inspiration and a picture of these delicious gingersnap cookies.  They are so easy to make and  so hard to stop at just three! ~Here is the Recipe~ No Fail Gingersnap Cookie Recipe 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup margarine (I use Earth Balance to make… Continue reading No Fail Gingersnap Recipe

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Back From the Hills! Autumn’s Inspiration

I’m back from the hills…the Rocky Mountain “Hills” refreshed and inspired! I love this favorite time of a year! The days were pleasantly cool… in the 50s and 60s. The evenings were “wrap in a warm blanket and wear socks to bed” temperatures.  We had one misty morning and rainy day which made the time… Continue reading Back From the Hills! Autumn’s Inspiration