Posts for 'food'

Sunshine Smoothies and Tiki Treats

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Peach Mango Smoothie 2

Okay, Old Man Winter, I have a bone to pick with you.  You have overstayed your welcome and it is high time you leave.  We should not be having 18 inches of snow and below-freezing temperatures in April!  How ironic that the mountains are getting pounded with snow, just as most of the ski resorts […]

Chocolate Matzoh

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Chocolate Matzoh

Happy Passover!  The Jewish holiday started on Monday night and continues for a total of 8 nights, in order to celebrate the freedom of the Jewish people from slavery in ancient Egypt.  Although our family is not Jewish, we have close friends who are and they kindly include us in their seder dinner.  The Passover seder […]

Winsome, Wonderful Whidbey

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Frog in Dahlia, Whidbey Island, WA

From the moment I disembarked from the Mulkiteo ferry onto Whidbey Island, it was love at first sight.  The rolling hills, thick Northwestern forests, and dreamy meadows surrounded by water, along with the charming little towns and working farms that dot the island, seduced me like a big, cozy blanket.  When I arrived at the rental […]

Fall, Food & Gratitude

Monday, November 28, 2011
Fall Color Mosaic

We’ve had an amazing autumn here:  gorgeous colors, fantastic weather and and good work.  I was fortunate to spend this weekend with family, friends and fabulous food.  We hosted a big crowd at our house, which is why I’m just now writing the Thanksgiving post (better late than never!). Here are some things that I […]