Pumpkin Pie Biscotti

Pumpkin Pie Biscotti

Well, the official first day of fall has happened, so I feel safe posting some pumpkin recipes.  When to start posting pumpkin recipes is kind of a tricky thing.  You start too early and you have people glaring at your from behind their pile of just harvested tomatoes and zucchini, you start too late and[Read More...]

Butternut Chardonnay

Butternut Chardonnay | Weekend Wine Review #226

Butternut Chardonnay (BNA Wine Group), California, 2011, $16.50 at Vine & Barrel.  We say:  very deep yellow, golden color.  Buttery and oaky, butterscotch, creamy.  A good old-fashioned chardonnay!  Excellent!  Buy again:  yes! You can read more about Butternut Chardonnay at their website. Sharing is fun!

Black and white cat in the garden

Happy Caturday! Exploring the garden.

Patchouli is enjoying this cool, fall weather that we are having.  She came out to help me take some photos of the garden for Garden Tuesday.  Of course, she has to keep a watchful eye out for mean old Coco kitty! Sharing is fun!

Roasted Acorn Squash Salad with Warm Goat Cheese Rounds

Roasted Acorn Squash Salad with Warm Goat Cheese Rounds

I know some of you love summer.  The heat.  The sun.  The beach.  The flip flops.  Not me.  I’m a fall/winter sort of girl.  Well, fall/winter woman.  Oh okay… fall/winter old lady.  There.  Let’s not quibble about whether or not AARP is already sending me stuff!!  I say we turn running the government over to[Read More...]

Seriously...I'm Kidding

Seriously… I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres

I needed an audio book to listen to on a recent drive to Atlanta.  I’ve never read any books by Ellen DeGeneres, but I love her talk shoe, so Seriously…I’m Kiddingsounded like a good choice.  It was perfect.  It’s a short book (or listen) at just about 4 hours.  I was able to listen to[Read More...]

Beets, Quinoa and Kale Salad

Balsamic Roasted Beets, Quinoa and Kale Salad

If you are looking for a gorgeous fall salad, you have come to the right place!  Just look at those beets!  They look like candy and they tasted like candy!  If you have never roasted beets with balsamic vinegar you are in for a treat (this recipe even ups the candy factor by including brown[Read More...]

Dogwood | Sidewalk Shoes

A Little Bit of Fall | Garden Tuesday

This post isn’t going to focus on one thing, just odds and ends around my garden!  This is my fig tree that my fellow 8th grade teachers got me in May for my retirement!  I had happened to tell one of them that my fig tree had died and they surprised me with this one![Read More...]

Drying Thyme

It’s Time to Dry Some Thyme!

Well, it’s getting to be about that time of year when we start looking for ways to preserve our herbs.  This has been such a dry summer, my herbs haven’t really grown all that much, but I still have enough that I would like to preserve them.  There are all kinds of ways to preserve[Read More...]

Guenoc Sauvignon Blanc

Guenoc Sauvignon Blanc | Weekend Wine Reviews #225

Guenoc Sauvignon Blanc, California, Buford Highway Farmer’s Market $7.99.  They say:  leaving the grassy flavors “down under” we craft our sauvignon blanc to enhance the mouth watering flavors of grapefruit, pineapple and mango.  We say:  big full flavor, tropical fruit, a bit buttery.  Excellent!  Buy again:  yes. Sharing is fun!

Calico Cat | Sidewalk Shoes

Happy Caturday! Driveway Sitting.

Coco the Calico Cat Chillin on the Concrete – a little alliteration for you for Caturday! Sharing is fun!