Tag Archives: Baking and Confections

Have you noticed “rules” about Christmas decorations popping up all over the internet, admonishing those who begin too early: “2. All Christmas decor must be brought out and set up after December 1st.” Yes, #2 because in all likelihood there’s also a #1 rule that I haven’t even heard of yet { and I choose to be blissfully unaware […]

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We had a difficult decision to make last week. We have had the same Christmas Tree since moving into this home about 14 years ago. It has served us well, sparkling in the wee morning hours while we sipped our coffee, read the paper and did our homework together. It sheltered our family dog, Lucky, […]

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21 years ago today we were blessed with the birth of our second child Phillip Edward Bamber He came quietly into our lives on the afternoon of October 30, 1993 Never a baby that cried much, Phil preferred to be the observer of this crazy world around him. To this day this is a side […]

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Spinning rapturously on their delicate stems, these lovely ladies made the most gorgeous display yesterday.. then with a light gust of wind danced and scattered. ♥ Nature is almost always most resplendent right at the end of a season There is such beauty in the full bloom of a rose.. its tender petals softly curved and paper thin.. transparent and […]

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♥ As you may have heard, we’re in need of a little cheer around here today, something bright, warm and autumnal looking.. like these Carrot Cake Jam Bars. Having an unexpected snow day meant running outside at 7:00 am in one’s robe to smash the snow off of precious groaning tree limbs, many around the city snapped […]

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