Oven Mitts Required

Oven Mitts Required

Just because the summer cookouts (or BBQ as they say on the west coast) are over doesn't mean you can't have the same foods this fall/winter. Ok, maybe not all season long. This is a dish we make once or twice a year. I never made these when we…

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Parents Getaway in Asheville

Parents Getaway in Asheville

Parents Getaway!!! Well, this is one thing we could not do without family.  And, yes we are back in Asheville to attend a wedding and a much-needed parents getaway. A weekend to celebrate love! Our weekend starts with a short drive in silence, what? I know anyone who knows me…

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Drying Basil in the Oven

Drying Basil in the Oven

This summer, I planted a herb container garden. Basil, Parsley, Thyme, and Spring Onions. Some herbs thrived while others died, but I didn't get discouraged. I just cared for the ones that succeeded and made sure to harvest fresh herbs for our meals throughout the summer. Our basil is growing…

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Books I Read (June)

Books I Read (June)

I’ve had a busy summer, but I have found time to get in some reading while relaxing and trying to stay cool. Here are a couple of books that should be on your must-read list (or audiobook wishlist, for busy parents). Yes, and I believe audiobooks still count as…

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