An empty bench is a beautiful sight. Hiking solo isn’t all about going alone; it’s also about … Continue reading Hiking Solo
CLICK THE PIC to go to Amazon! My daughter’s college graduation present is ready! Lest you think I am way ahead of schedule for a June graduation, I must confess that she graduated in December. And that was her second bachelor’s degree. This … Continue reading Kitchen Calls
We started planning by Pinning. We pinned apartments in Rome and festivals in Tuscany and museums in Florence. We pinned websites we found and we followed other Italy vacation Pinners. We wanted to know: Should we rent a car? How … Continue reading 12 Italy Tips from 12 of my top Pins
Read the following statement and choose the response that best describes you: I only eat french fries that are: A. hand cut, deep fried to crispy golden and seasoned with sea salt B. seasoned and curly C. from my … Continue reading Dieting: Is it Worth it?
It is a beautiful fall day and I’m moving wood and burning construction scraps in the fire pit. It felt like a morning I should make donuts. But, it’s just me this weekend and a whole batch of donuts seemed … Continue reading Molasses Potato Donut
Ingredients 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar 3 Tbs. unsalted butter 1/3 cup whipping cream 1-1/2 tsp. bourbon 1/2 tsp. sea salt Directions Combine sugar, butter and cream in a small heavy saucepan and stir over medium low heat … Continue reading Salted Butterscotch Sauce with Bourbon
A great fall and winter cocktail if you are jonesing for a margarita but trying to be seasonally appropriate. Ingredients 1 shot gold tequila 2 shots Smirnoff Kissed Caramel Vodka 3 shots fresh apple cider For the rim: 1 … Continue reading Jose Appleseed