Cream cheese and fig spread

Cream Cheese and Fig spread

Last weekend, I received a last-minute invitation to an Easter Potluck.  I decided what I was going to make, put it in the oven and guess what -- disaster!!!  Yes I have them too!  I either messed up the temp or the timing...... anyway,  I needed a Plan B, stat! Luckily I always keep cream cheese, … [Read More...]

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...]

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