Proof That Spring Food is Here: Strawberry Shortcake!

We had guests over last night so I whipped up some strawberry shortcake to serve. We had bought some early season strawberries the day before, then I made a pecan scone as the base. I topped it with freshly whipped cream. Delish. Nothing says that spring has arrived better than early strawberries. The strawberry plants […]

Green Garnet Necklace

I’ve had this chunk of green garnet for a while. As the grass becomes greener with spring, and the red tulips bloom, I pulled together a green and red garnet necklace with Swarovski crystal on gold fill. Ahhh, spring!

Breathe deeply, Laugh with abandon, Love wholly, Eat well.

MiLady Carol

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Spring Soup

To usher in spring, I made a nice minestrone soup with carrot flowers. It’s still cold enough here for me to want to warm myself with a bowl of hot liquid for lunch — especially if I take this bowl out to the deck to eat where I proudly survey my domain. *smiles*

I’m […]

All Hail Spring’s First Day!

Sunday, I had one of those moments where circumstance wakes me from my bliss with a solid slap to the face.

Mom was here and we were sitting at the dining room table sipping tea and talking. I heard the comforting sound of rain so I spun around in my chair to watch. What I […]