Category Archives: Berries

Lightened Up Biscuits


Last weekend my man Dan was in Las Vegas, sin city, to photograph the goings on at a convention for one of his clients.  His take on L.V. is, “it’s like Disneyland on crack”.  I don’t think he saw the … Continue reading

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A Jewel Of A Pie


I hate to do this, but I’m going to have to give credit where credit is due.  I owe it all to Oprah.  In one of her more recent “O” magazines she dedicates a few pages to pies.  They all … Continue reading

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A Million Dollar Cat & Muffins


We all have them from time to time; those worrisome events in our lives that turn life upside down or inside out.  This week was upside down for me.  I am a soft hearted animal lover and this week I’ve … Continue reading

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Honey Fruit Dip


Staring at all this fresh, pure, local, and I do mean local, amber-colored, delectable honey sitting on my dining table for the last week inspired me to find a recipe that uses honey.  I wanted something simple so I decided … Continue reading

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Fruits Of Summer


Fruit: the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food.  ORIGIN Middle English : from Old French, from Latin fructus‘enjoyment of produce, harvest,’ from frui ‘enjoy. The last two days have yielded the first peaches from my two peach trees. … Continue reading

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Strawberry Ugly Cake


First of all, let me say I am so happy sitting at my desk writing a blog post!  Do you ever have those weeks where life just takes over and you have no choice but to put aside the things you … Continue reading

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Setting Goals & Eating Carrots


In spin class at the gym on Monday the instructor challenged each of us to set a goal for the week and when she sees us again next Monday we’ll see who achieved their personal goal.  The two things I … Continue reading

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An Exciting Day


My bees have arrived!  My excitement level has been high today.  I’m feeling a little more calm now that they are settled and I believe I will be able to tell you a little about the day. This morning I … Continue reading

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Last Summer’s Bounty-Tonight’s Dessert


Thank goodness for freezers!  Last summer I was trying to figure out what in the world to do with over 150 pounds of fresh peaches.  One method was to peel, pit, cut up and sprinkle with a little fruit fresh … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day


February 14, the day of love.  I was challenged with deciding what to create to show the love to my family on Valentine’s Day.  It’s not that I don’t have a zillion yummy dessert recipes to choose from or half … Continue reading

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