RITUALS

As I called a friend to sing her Happy Birthday I remembered why rituals are so important. Rituals are like a thread. They connect us to our past, enrich our present, and tie us to the future. Rituals bring us together, they help us celebrate who we are, what we believe, where we come from,Continue reading “RITUALS”

U IS FOR UNDER THE SEA COOKIE CUTTERS

For the last few days I have been looking at these cookie cutters admiring the shapes and the playfulness of the seven cutters: pirate, sailboat, octopus, crab, shark, seashell, and turtle. These 3 ½” diameter cutters make the cutest 3” cookies.  Not only are they dishwasher safe but they snap together for easy storage. WhatContinue reading “U IS FOR UNDER THE SEA COOKIE CUTTERS”

IT’S A FAMILY THING

A few weeks ago, I shared that I was going to select a vegan cookbook and like Julie Powell, from the book Julie and Julia, cook my way through it. I was quite methodical in my approach. I looked at various lists of top vegan cookbooks, compiled my list of those that were on moreContinue reading “IT’S A FAMILY THING”

PAMPERING YOUR PET

This past weekend I had to spend the day at the Animal Hospital Emergency Room as one of our cats developed a urinary tract infection. Sitting there talking with and listening to the love people had for their furbabies, just like me. One of our babies, Mr Mittens, has a sensitive stomach and some possibleContinue reading “PAMPERING YOUR PET”