When it’s chilly outside, what’s better than hot soup and sandwiches? Most of us consider tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches comfort food, but this combination of Italian favorites takes that old standby and kicks it up a notch. Since it’s only my husband and I eating, this recipe is enough for two people, although […]

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There’s a few things I want to write about before I begin this ambitious project of posting recipes for the next 365 days (starting February 1st, since I didn’t begin January 1st). Many of the recipes I’m going to share are my own concoctions. Sometimes they’re based on a recipe I got from a cookbook […]

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My husband and I were talking the other day about how our dog, Yogi, has somehow become king of our household. He requires constant petting, attention, and a place on the couch between us – and he gets it. We started taking that idea and running with it, deciding that we needed to get Yogi […]

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I would probably look something like this. Honestly, with the weather getting colder and all the leaves turning color up here in the White Mountains, I have been more than ready to put up my fall decorations. It’s not like I have a lot – I’m no Martha Stewart by any means – but I […]

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In the spirit of Halloween, I’ve shared two ghost stories with my friend and fellow blogger/author Sharon Donovan. The first is an excerpt from Suspicion of Love. It takes place in a dark and drafty castle along the lonely moors of eastern England. It will be live on Thursday, October 8th. The second is a […]

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So far, being a chicken “farmeress” has been quite the experience. We started out with 10 checks at the beginning of April. We lost one due to a hungry cat. As they started to mature, we realized we ended up with 6 roosters and 3 hens. Then we changed our minds and thought it was […]

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