Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Hearts for Valentine's Day

We are back to a full posting schedule, having devoted most of January to the finalization of our upcoming book, followed by a short trip out to California the beginning of this month. Time just flies, especially when there just don’t seem to be enough hours in the day to fit in all that is necessary for this big book  project.  We needed to recharge our batteries, recenter and refocus on what we really love to do – sharing what we have learned with all of you, our friends and family. That’s why we chose to include one of our favorite Valentine’s Day recipes (which will be in our new book) with all of you. Continue reading

Rosemary Shortbread

Rosemary Shortbread

You have probably been wondering about our absence from the blogging world over these past couple of weeks. As always,  we have been testing out new recipes to include in today’s and upcoming posts, and exploring new possibilities for our website. Do check back with us often for new and exciting changes to come.

We also wanted to spend time with my sister, who came over from Germany to visit. A little sightseeing and just plain and simple one-on-one visiting and spending time together took precedence.  The time spent was special to all of us, especially, since we don’t get to do this very often.

Just prior to her visit, a very special little dog named Suki stole our hearts and entered our home. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Cookies


Valentine's Day Cookies

We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.

You can’t just accept it, and leave it in the cupboard,

or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it.

You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

Valentine's Day Cookies

In honor of Valentine’s Day,  here is a wonderful cookie recipe that works without fail. You will need to get the following ingredients. Continue reading