On Life, Love, Health, Travel and Good Eats



I am a mother, wife, chef, cooking instructor, nutrition coach and now a student. I love to garden, make wonderful food and share it with others, decorate, create useful things out of old things, and I sing in the shower. Here you will find a wide array of subject matter from recipes to garden ideas and nutrition information for you and your family as well as posts about the places that my husband and I go when we travel. I hope you enjoy what you see and read and that you will post comments when ever you feel moved to do so.

The Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Collards

Cherry Soup

Bread for Eggs

Bowls “All the Rage”


Its Pickling Time AgainAt my house we make our own pickles. Jeff (my hubby) insists on having my Aunt Cara's bread and butter pickles on our pantry shelves at all times. So when we run out I have to make... Continue Reading →

Summers Garden Bounty

Small Business Support

My Favorite Restaurant in Eugene, “Party Down Town”

I am never disappointed when I eat at Party Downtown. Eugenians are truly blessed to have such a wonderful locally centered and organic restaurant. When you walk in it is immediately apparent that this is not a pretentious place. The... Continue Reading →

Peaches and Cream Crepes (Vegetarian)

The end of summer is marked by so many things. Harvest time is beginning, gardeners and preservers are canning and freezing summer's bounty. We hurry to try and get as much fun in as we can before winter's cold sets... Continue Reading →

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