Last night, my girls and I met some friends for dinner in a nearby town. We finished up at about 8:15ish, which at this point in the summer is getting dusky. As we have the luck of living near the water, we drove over a bridge and from there on home, the dusk just struck… Continue reading Summer Sublime
The Olympics crack me up. Oh, there’s the pageantry, those over-the-top Opening Ceremonies (which I watched with my girls, box of British HobNobs by our side….munch, munch, munch…), the nailbitingly competitive events, the history….it’s all so awe-inspiring. As for being amused, The Olympics have the uncanny ability of making me feel (and I’ll speak only… Continue reading Find the Humor in the Glory
Yesterday, I got the new issue of Bon Appetit in the mail. It’s actually kind of sick how much I enjoy this magazine. Although I do find that I it’s hard for me to read it before bed. See, I’m a before-bed reader. Even if it’s just a few pages, I always need to read before… Continue reading Too Simple? Nah.
Time. Don’t waste it. Listen to your little voices. I found out today that our next door neighbor passed away yesterday. She was 88 1/2 years old and died relatively quickly and painlessly after ending up in the hospital several days ago. She enjoyed her family and friends and we loved having her has our… Continue reading Waste Not
(10 Points to my friend Janet who saw this blog post coming…) Late yesterday afternoon, my girls and I decided that a beach picnic dinner was in order. It had been horribly hot and we thought that this would be a great way to cool down and end the day. We packed all the gear…people,… Continue reading The Rainbow Connection
First off…the easy pickle recipe that I mentioned yesterday. I’ve had a request to share it, so here it is….they are tangy because of the sugar in the mix but I like them. Kids gave them a thumbs down, hubby and I liked. Maybe more for adult palates? Possibly. Easy Dill Pickles, courtesy of America’s… Continue reading That Darned Grass…it’s Always Greener over there…
Good morning! First off this week, I have to acknowledge my two photographers that have been contributing to the newly redesigned Daily Frosting. Jen P. and Charlotte M. are two wonderfully creative women who know their way around a camera. As I have only limited experience, I turned to them to help round out the… Continue reading First Things First