Lifestyle: Visual Therapy Kind of Friday

I came up for air just a few minutes just now  to share what I call visual therapy with everyone stressing today over this and that.  Life is short and believe me it can get shorter if you allow stress to win.  You bet there is a link to this ROSY Ice Cream     {source […]

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Food: You Had Me at Rose, Lemon, Shortbread Cookies

I teared up when I saw this beautiful pic online leading to a simple shortbread cookie recipe which by the way is wonderful to have on-hand for not only Valentine’s Day, but for bridal showers and even a simple wedding in a friend’s backyard or another.  The hardest part is finding the perfect ensemble of […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Quesadilla

You know, sometimes you have to follow your cravings. Like last night, where I knew exactly what I wanted to make for dinner while commuting home from work, and by the time I got home, I craved roast chicken from the grocers with a side of home-made mashed potatoes and  sauté-d string beans with garlic […]

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Food: In Search Of Olive Oil and Lemon Cake

I had a recipe a decade ago that I seem to have misplaced. It was a simple cake, baked in one round pan and no frosting. I mean who really needs frosting? Not Europeans and not me, especially if the cake is the best of flavors combined. A few days ago, while in an assembly […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Sticky Korean Chicken

It is Friday. I’ve managed to complete most everything on my to-do list this week, leaving (intentionally) a few minor items for next week – in an effort to lessen the anxiety I feel when I think I must do more and then some more. One of those things was that  I finished watching Amazon […]

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Food: Chocolate Panna Cotta for Breakfast?

This morning I craved pudding of sorts. Don’t ask, and no I’m not expecting. I simply and utterly craved pudding+chocolate, but had to be careful of the ingredients when searching for a recipe, which as you know, I am always adjusting to make it Keto-friendly.  The one I found here is filed under gluten-free, which […]

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Food: Not Your Traditional Cinnamon Rolls

Last night as I sprinkled cinnamon on a dish I was preparing for dinner, I realized I don’t use the ingredient as often as I used to. Meaning that since I stopped baking and making oatmeal – as I Keto my way through life, I placed this sweet smelling ingredient in the back of my […]

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Travel: New York’s Best Restaurants

I had trouble deciding how to categorize this post. Meaning, whether I should link it to Food, Decor or Travel. Because you see…it covers all and how it came to be on my radar? Well, because a friend of mine is headed to New York soon and my helping to figure out how to get […]

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Food: Peach Dessert

Got a sweet tooth all of a sudden this mid-day while working on a few chapters of my next novel – and I realized that I had a dozen ripened peaches sitting in the refrigerator. So I clicked over to my favorite recipe site and saw this inspiration – except I wanted to avoid all […]

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Food: Lemon Cake The Healthy Way

Whether you’re aim is to be gluten free, have embraced the Paleo or Keto lifestyle or welcome vegan, this recipe for lemon cake is one to keep handy for when craving sweets: RECIPE ¼ cup coconut flour ¼ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup coconut oil ¼ cup maple syrup 3 […]

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