Fail Proof Muffin Mix

I have used this easy fool-proof muffin mix for many, many years. I want to say I started using it when working at Nathan's Deli. I was around 26. It was my first baking job where he gave me full freedom to express my talents. I even had a stand display case for my cakes.... Continue Reading →

A Word about the Holidays

With Thanksgiving this week I cannot help but to share my thoughts on the upcoming holidays. Understand, I can count on one hand how many times I have been home during this time since leaving in 2007. I don't watch a lot of TV, nor is the  news media a huge influence in my life.... Continue Reading →

Finding my direction…

This past week has been full of a lot of thought and reflection. My last blog really triggered something inside me, especially fear. Questioning how much about me do I share? Knowing full well sharing my journey with others allows me to heal further and hopefully gives someone else strength in knowing there is a... Continue Reading →

Sultry Santorini

Santorini, Santorini, Santorini... Marvelous, beautiful Santorini. Anytime I told someone I was going to Greece and to visit the islands, the question was asked... Are you going to Santorini? Yes, I am going to Santorini. I almost felt obligated to, especially after chosing the Cyclades as the islands I would visit. I will stay here... Continue Reading →

Dutch Apple Pie…

I learned how to make this pie while pregnant and working part time at an apple orchard in Ipswich, Massachusetts. I was 19 years old. I would drive to the farm and stay there for the weekend and then drive back home to Rhode Island. I had come down with toxemia during the later months... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies 2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup veg oil 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree 2 eggs mix above ingredients and to the wet ingredients add combined dry ingredients 3 cups all purp flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2... Continue Reading →

In this moment…

There is a very real side to this lifestyle I have chosen, every now and again you have a bad week, especially after coming back from a solo vacation. Part of my purpose for writing this blog is to share my full journey, not just the places I have visited. By the time I arrived... Continue Reading →

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