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July 2, 2020

Cinnamon scones for a perfect afternoon tea party

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Social distancing to protect ourselves and each other has become our norm for the past few weeks.  I have to bring a sense of normalcy to my daughter’s life.  She can’t go to school, she can’t see her friends, and she’s adjusting to her...

Nachos and the Sunset

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We are living in some tumultuous time; I have faith that things will get back to normal soon.  My older daughter is out of work and my younger one is homeschooling.  We have each other, therefore, we have it all.  This Friday, we were...

It’s a Steak au Poivre Affair

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My 23-year-old daughter is home and will stay with me while finishing grad school.  Today she made us dinner, steak, potatoes, and green beans. I was so pleased with her Steak au Poivre that I could not help share her masterpiece with you. Steak Au Poivre Ingredients 4...

This Thursday is about Pasta al diablo

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This post contains an affiliate link.  Please read my Disclosures for more information. It’s a beautiful Thursday in Tampa and what better way to welcome the upcoming weekend than sharing a delicious meal with my loves.  This pasta al diablo brings enough heat and spice to our...

Celebrating His Birthday with some Thai-style Chicken

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The girls and I were grateful to celebrate my husband’s birthday yesterday. We have learned to appreciate each other and enjoy life’s simple blessings. What better way to celebrate a birthday than with food and music? For the appetizer, we had some Thai-style chicken, and...

Spiced Stuffed Pork Loin

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This post contains an affiliate link.  Please read my Disclosures for more information. The holiday is over, and we are slowly getting back to our daily routine. Sunday is always special for me as it is the only day where all four of us are home together....

Roasted shrimp and the book club meeting

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Last night, I hosted our New Year Bookclub meeting. We discussed the terrific memoir “Educated” by Tara Westover.  It’s such a joy to toast the new year with great friends while discussing a great book. As you know, book club discussion needs delicious snacks and...

Wrapping up the year with some sweet chicken drumsticks

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This post contains an affiliate link.  Please read my Disclosures for more information. For me, nothing is more special than celebrating New Year ‘s Eve with my family at home and reminiscing about everything that happened to us in 2019. Of course, the music and the...

Pecans Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

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This post contains an affiliate link.  Please read my Disclosures for more information. One of the best things about the holiday season is baking cookies with my children.  Today is no different. The house is filled with the scent of delicious cookies and the radio is blasting...

Third Sunday of December 2019

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Christmas is in the air and you can feel it in my house.   I love everything about this gorgeous season, the songs, the colors, the food, the drinks, and the atmosphere. This magical time of the year calls for beautiful dinnerware, candlelight, and plenty of...

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