Food

*updated*doing what i love

I have always loved to bake. I remember standing on a stool in my Granny's kitchen helping her make batches of cookies she kept in special tins. These tins were always in the corner cabinet under the phone station and all the kids knew which tin held their favourite: chocolate chip; gingerbread; oatmeal; peanut butter.… Continue reading *updated*doing what i love

Food, Writing

holy grail

"You will discover that cooking is more than making food. It could your 'holy grail' for a happier, closer family." I have been collecting recipes since I was a child. My first one, which I still have in my own handwriting, is for clam chowder. I keep it, and all the other pages from magazines,… Continue reading holy grail

Writing

Amy’s secret

Amy lay in her bed and listened for any sounds of movement outside her room. She didn’t like to get up until her she heard her mother moving around the apartment. Amy had two older brothers. They would tease her when their mother wasn't around, so she lay in her bed, listening for sounds of… Continue reading Amy’s secret

Writing

living simply

sim·ply (simplē/) adverb 1. in a straightforward or plain manner. My husband and I have moved into our studio above the garage. Our home is on the market, and we realized that it should be kept tidy for showings, so we moved all the junk into a 600 square foot space, and staged the house… Continue reading living simply