A Killer In Your Fridge ~ Sweet Poison…A MUST READ

In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get out of bed; she was in so much pain. By March 2002, she had undergone several tissue and muscle…

Benefits of Choosing Grass Fed

With the grilling season in full swing I thought what a helpful post on why to choose Grass Fed. The classic idiom “you are what you eat” applies just as well to cows as it does to humans, and there are some pretty significant differences in the quality of red meat based on how the…

The Fabulous Beekman Boys Weigh In On iPhoneography

In awe with my girlfriend with endless talents… Take time to look at these photos in her first art gallery showing. She captured these ALL with her IPHONE. Her eye behind the small tiny lens is something to be admired. The Beekman Boys which may ring a bell; Amazing Race winners this past season. If…

The beginnings of our family produce garden

We have started the beginning of a wonderful family garden. Produce galore is what I’m dreaming of and hopefully just a few months away. I’m so very thankful to our friend Darin for the help & excavator. Also bringing in one of his friends that this is what he does for a living. Also, my…

Slow Roasted Marinara Sauce

One does not grow old at the table The aromas throughout the kitchen bring me back to Italy. Strolling the streets of Florence and taking in these scents in that moment. I had no idea I would remember them this well. Reminiscing of how the lifestyle is; food is everything to Italians. It is so…

My love for chevron; my passion for creating

As I was given these chairs by my mom. They have been in our family for years. She knew I had to give them some love and a makeover. She was just fine with that. What I loved most about these chairs was the real brass wrapped on the very edge of the legs. Touches…

Celebrating 23 years together with our favorite boys

Celebrating 23 years with my best friend and favorite boys was endless joy and full of lots of laughter. Cirque is always so entertaining and have never seen a bad performance. We knew this is the way we wanted to celebrate our anniversary .

A stormy evening calls for comfort culinary eats

As looking out at the stormy weather & water so ever choppy. My son Bren says “can we have some warm tortillas with chicken and cheese for dinner?” It was not the plan for dinner, however it was a easy switch. As the tortilla dough is resting I prepared the barbecue chicken, Beechers handmade cheese,…

Homemade Mozzarella

Yes! I did it… After hearing of this amazing newer restaurant in Portland (only open a few years). The incredible, over the top reviews of the sandwich that has homemade mozzarella. -Mind you it is also known for the soups. “Portland Soup Company.” The reviews have gone viral. Always a line and never a lull….