In Between

Smashed, not creamed, fruit sprinkled with goodness made with love for budding physiques and minds. Chips for dipping, then munching—a light, yet hearty snack for in between games.Just three this weekend, half of last weekend’s whirlwind of an adventure. Snugly … Continue reading

Cardamom & Cashew Clouds

There was a time in my life when I merrily sent off holiday cheer on pen and paper of my own creation. This was before the World Wide Web and way before any little bears came into the picture. While … Continue reading

Just Another Sunday

…at least in our nest. We have not watched one football game all year why start now? Instead, we started the morning with two impressive catches of the day at our neighborhood tide pool get-a-way, a visit to the farmer’s … Continue reading

Coloring with Nature

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This year Yiayia’s Easter bread didn’t make it to our nest in its usual edible state. The package arrived a week in advance, however, we weren’t there to happily receive the goods. The day we were able to tear open … Continue reading

A Salty Summer Surprise

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It was the salts at the market this time around that seduced me. How can I resist a touch of fleur de sel on chocolate?  I did a double take at the chocolatier, David Bacco from when I originally knew … Continue reading

A Splash of Local Color

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The one thing I did carve time out for the morning after (The Move) was a trip to the local farmer’s market. Even though turning on the stovetop would have presented a fire hazard, a desperate need to add freshness … Continue reading

Spice Up Your Nest

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Allow your spice drawer to open up another world for you—a tantalizingly tangible one that will blow away your taste buds. Lately I am obsessed with fennel seed. The smell transports me into another dimension. Crush the tiny seeds with … Continue reading