so berry good

When we returned home from the Berkshires there were hundreds of ripe blackberries waiting to be picked this is the first time in years that I actually got to them before the birds! while I love eating them fresh off the vine I needed a quick dessert for a dinner party so I whipped up an old favorite – blackberry crumble just add some…


The summer night is like a perfection of thought. ~ Wallace Stevens After off and on rain all last week, it was nice to have a sunny weekend! we enjoyed our first campfire on the patio…a longtime tradition here a summer night favorite, complete with toasted marshmallows, (which of course led to s’mores) a bottle of wine and the peace and quiet of our…


Pizza is pretty much a tradition on at least one of our weekend nights usually of the take-out variety but lately, I’ve been making my own I love to experiment with different toppings last weekend’s creation was a hit roasted tomato, goat cheese and arugula after spreading out my dough on a baking sheet I spread on a layer of pesto sauce then I…

so many choices

“Life is a sum of all your choices.” ~ Albert Camus hmm, what would be your choice? (personally, I prefer the coconut ones!) Hope you choose to have a happy weekend my friends!

morning light

You can only come to the morning through the shadows. ~ J.R.R. Tolkien