Archive for August 2018
Thoughts of today
So much to be thankful for. 😊💕 Family I adore, friends I love, and an appreciation for the little things in life.Read More
Vodka martinis are my “FAVORITE”! A couple shots of vodka, (or so) a teeny tiny splash of dry vermouth, a teaspoon or two of olive juice, and then… shake until its super cold and pour into a beautiful martini glass. There are so many gorgeous ones out there. No reason to go boring! Then…Read More
Summer coming to an end…… sigh….
Another summer is coming to an end. How can that be?? Where did it go?? Please don’t leave! The flowers have bloomed beautifully. The grass has been soft and green, and the garden was lovely all in all. Summer is a time where we can all find moments of joy in the smallest of things.…Read More
I LOVE martinis! There are so many wonderful variations of them. My favorite for the most part is a vodka martini, very dry, dirty, with blue cheese stuffed olives! Now doesn’t that sound absolutely wonderful?! In the summertime, it does make you think of other ones to try and this basil martini hits the spot…Read More
Lemon Bars with Violas
Oh my oh my! Just the mere thought of bringing two loves of my life together!!! Flowers AND food??????? Lemon bars AND Violas!!! How much better does it get? These are the most delicious lemon bars, and I’ve tried so many. I take these to bazaars and holiday fairs that I participate in, and they…Read More
Thinking this is a scallop?? NOPE! Its actually a potato!!! When I first heard “Fondant Potatoes” on a cooking show, I was immediately intrigued. I’d never heard the term fondant applied to anything besides a type of frosting for a cake or cookies. I started looking up what exactly this was and how to do…Read More
Apps and such….
Playing with effects I had the best day discovering new programs and apps for the flower pics! This is one we had a lot of fun with. It takes your beautiful photo and adds various degrees and effects of watercolors and paints. So much fun to play around with!!! You might want to check it…Read More
I had two dear friends here for a lovely visit. A little wine, a little food, and a lot of chatting amongst the flowers that surrounded us on my deck. They helped me figure out what to do about creating a website. So generous with their advice and patience! They assured me that this would…Read More