Wine Country Local

Here are a few images of our picnic at Robert Hall Winery this weekend: one of more than 200 wineries in Paso Robles, California. As much as I enjoy the creative outlet that cooking provides me, I welcome an opportunity away from the kitchen to kick back and take in the local beauty. We often opt for a charcuterie board or or cheese plate on lazy evenings like this one.

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Cavern Select Oro d’ Margherita really was liquid gold, I think.
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Sugar & Spice

I love everything about these cookies. The aroma while I am baking them. The simplicity of the recipe, and of course how wonderful they taste with a cup of coffee or milk.

Behold! Sugar & Spice (and everything nice, of course).

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Meet the Girls

Dear Reader,

We have kept chickens for three years now. We enjoy their company, personalities, low maintenance, and especially the fresh, flavorful eggs. There are so many benefits to keeping your own chickens. (Who wouldn’t want a pet who also feeds you)? So without further ado, I am pleased to introduce the girls…

Belle, Blondie, Priss, and Saffron.

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Home is Where the Peace is

Dear Reader,

Seven years ago we bought our first house which over time has evolved into the home I’ve always dreamed of creating. It took patience and effort but we are now well into the remodeling phase. I am happy to share with you some images of the place I call home.

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