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Live Simply

By Jennifer Elders | March 10, 2019

Sounds like such a simple, easy thing to do doesn’t it? I think a lot of us would love to live by that motto and appreciate all that it means. We all get so darn busy in the day to day life. It’s just how things are and need to be when you are trying…

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Funday adventures

By Jennifer Elders | January 27, 2019

Ahhh, I took a whole day to just go have some fun! Oh my goodness it was just what I needed.  I found these wonderful little things that just called my name.  I started off thinking I was going to accomplish a long list of “to do’s”, but instead ended up meeting a friend. We…

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January 2019!

By Jennifer Elders | January 13, 2019

Ok, wow. Just wow. Everything has flown by since I last chatted with you! Christmas was a whirlwind for sure. I started the vacation being sick for 4 days. That was not optimal considering what all needed to be done. I had saved almost EVERYTHING for the 11th hour. Gee, how unlike me. (insert sarcasm…

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♪♪♫ It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…♫♪

By Jennifer Elders | December 19, 2018

Well, well, well, here we are again.  Christmas is fast approaching and I have not done nearly all the things I swore I was going to do!!!  What happened to all those recipes I was going to bake, make, create, and post?????????  For cryin’ out loud, I had the best of intentions but I’ve been…

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Baking, cooking, and Holiday craziness!

By Jennifer Elders | November 18, 2018

Omgoodness , do you all go crazy at this time of year with wanting to make appetizers, desserts, and side dishes??!!! Or is it just me????  I’m out of my mind finding sooooo many things I want to make!!! Between Facebook, Pinterest, cooking magazines, and cooking shows on TV,  I’m completely overwhelmed with things I…

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The Bazaar, and the Bizarre!

By Jennifer Elders | November 11, 2018

Over the weekend, I took part in a Holiday Bazaar.  All in all it was a good experience and fun to do. Not to mention a LOT of work!!!! Of course it is work that I love and have a passion for.  I am completely in love with cooking and baking and love to share…

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The not so fun Kitchen day

By Jennifer Elders | October 29, 2018

Ahh, where to begin.  I guess for starters I will tell you my dishwasher died about 3 weeks ago.  Part of the time I really don’t mind doing dishes by hand. But the other part, like today when I’m baking and cooking up a storm and making a mess, I really miss the dishwasher! I…

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Mid October

By Jennifer Elders | October 19, 2018

It is mid October. What????? How did THAT happen?????  Well, nevertheless, here it is. Maples and a few other trees and bushes have been turning beautiful colors with leaves falling to the ground.  So pretty.  That means its getting closer to the winter months. I’m waiting for the cold weather to arrive which I think…

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mmmmm…..Mushrooms

By Jennifer Elders | October 13, 2018

This is the time of year to enjoy delicious Chanterelle mushrooms.  If you are lucky enough to know someone who hunts for them and shares with you, then that’s a bonus!!!  Unless of course you enjoy the hunting AND devouring the forest treasure.  And you can also buy them as well. Win win, either way…

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A cooking class!!

By Jennifer Elders | October 7, 2018

Over this past weekend two dear friends and I decided to take a cooking class.  It was so much fun!!  If you like to cook, I highly suggest doing one of these sometime. It was easy, hands on, informative, and delicious!!!  The class was made up of 16 “students” and we worked in groups of…

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About Me

Hi, I'm Jennifer. So glad you stopped by the website!!  I love cooking, gardening, and photography and this is a place where I can bring it all together to share with you.
I live in a beautiful area called Lake Quinault in the Olympic Rain forest. I'm married and have four children who were all raised here.
I'm always on the lookout for a good photo whether it be flowers, food, family, or the scenic area in which I live.  So many things, so little time!
I'm looking forward to you stopping by, and me finding more and more to share with you ♥

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