old fashioned blueberry muffins

old fashioned blueberry muffins

Having our girls and their guys with us for the weekend was the closest thing I can imagine heaven to be. Sixty hours of non-stop kissing, hugging, eating, Prosecco sipping, secret sharing, work venting, wedding planning chaos. It was perfect! … Continue reading

oatmeal date buttermilk muffins

oatmeal date buttermilk muffins

Oatmeal date buttermilk muffins on Saturday morning. Coffee for me. Tea for Ralph. Sharing the newspaper. Catching up with each other. Enjoying the glory of Saturday morning… OATMEAL DATE BUTTERMILK MUFFINS Preheat oven 350*F 2 cups large flake oatmeal 2 … Continue reading

her life is busy

her life is busy

She’s gone. Her unmade bed, her empty coffee cup and the tulips that I bought to welcome her home convince me that she was really here. Forty eight hours of her beautiful laugh, story telling, unnecessary hand holding and the occasional … Continue reading

Air Canada Wrecked Our Weekend

Air Canada Wrecked Our Weekend

I was to fly to Toronto this weekend for some intense Kaitie time. It did not happen. Air Canada cancelled my flight due to an ill legal strike. Kaitie’s voice, after hearing that I was not going to make it, broke my … Continue reading

Apricot Upside Down Cake

Apricot Upside Down Cake

Apricot Upside Down Cake makes 8″ cake preheat oven 375*F Place an eight inch cake pan over low heat to melt 1/3 cup of butter. When butter is melted, sprinkle 2/3 cup brown sugar evenly over the entire pan. Add enough … Continue reading