The timing was exquisite. I mean, after having our oven for only 5 years and it being Halloween weekend, it couldn't have been more perfect. Getting to the point - our oven broke. Yes, it broke. *very sad face* ... First, the thermometer went ka-put. One night while roasting potatoes, it never stopped heating once… Continue reading When there’s something strange in your oven… Who ya gonna call??
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. ― Maya Angelou When this pandemic hit and things first shut down here in Florida, my family and I were very careful not to go to any shops unless absolutely necessary. This included the grocery shop.… Continue reading I have a NEW love!
...I want to bake. So bad! But I'm self-quarantining due to not feeling so hot. I honestly think it's a cold I picked up from my daughter (she's well now), but right now we can't be too sure or too safe. Especially after my recent trip to NYC... just taking extra precautions, staying home, and… Continue reading Oh, if only I could bake right now!
A friend of mine was over the other day for a Baking Saturday. We had such a lovely time creating, laughing, drinking bubbly, and designing an ombre cake with "swoosh" icing. Super fun! But as we were baking along, she asked me, "How long have you been baking?" ...and I had to stop and think... I… Continue reading Lessons in Cake