Flowers with easter eggs

Easter Flowers in a Malted Egg Vase

Ok, I confess -- I totally stole this idea!   I'd seen it done with peppermints before and then, last year, I saw this from The Cavendar Diary.  btw - if you don't have this site bookmarked you should. They have some great decorating/collecting ideas - even a few recipes. Beautiful flowers in a … [Read More...]

grape chutney

Grape Chutney

My mom has been telling me about this recipe for grape chutney for some time now.  Frankly, I wasn't too sure about it. Well, not any more.  I finally tried it during a recent visit to see her.  Delicious and such a change of pace! I decided to share this chutney recipe now because I think it … [Read More...]

View of Palm Tree

St Thomas – Flora and Fauna

On my last post, I shared pics from my recent trip to St Thomas.  Today, I'm sharing a few more.             After such a rough winter on the mainland, it was so nice to see so many flowers! A first time visit to the Great House botanical garden … [Read More...]

Bluebeard's Castle

Trip to St Thomas

This winter's weather has been ridiculous - we even had two 'episodes' in Atlanta!  So, a March trip to St Thomas was even more welcome this year.  Two college roomates were meeting me from the Northeast for a girls' week.  For the past few months, we would text each other, during each … [Read More...]

Fish Cooked in Parchment

Fish Cooked in Parchment

From my site stats it appears that many of you like to cook fish. Roasted Salmon and Baked Sole Almondine are two very popular posts here on a scrumptious life.  So here's another easy way to prepare fish - fish en papillote - sounds fancy huh?  It's fish cooked in parchment paper.  It couldn't be … [Read More...]

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