• Summer Bruschetta

    by  • May 31, 2015 • 2 Comments

    summer bruschetta

    Summer tomatoes are the best tomatoes……ever!

    Their “winter” imposters at the store are just tasteless.

    Many of you are probably planting your summer gardens this month, and I hope tomatoes are on the list! We always plant 3-4 different varieties,...

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    Blueberry Pancakes

    by  • April 19, 2015 • 4 Comments

    blueberry pancakes

    Weekends are for sleeping in, hanging out in your pj’s, riding bikes, and making these pancakes! Fresh blueberries and buttermilk, all in a plate full of pancakes drenched in maple syrup….what’s not to love?

    Pancakes and I have recently...

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    Funfetti Sugar Cookies

    by  • March 16, 2015 • 3 Comments

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    Sprinkles + Sugar

    I was reminded of what it was like to be a kid again. I was at the store and saw an aisle full of shiny pin wheels, sidewalk chalk, hula hoops and bubbles! Summer is coming...

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    French Onion Soup

    by  • March 2, 2015 • 1 Comment



    Winter is here….and that means warm comforting food, lots of soups, and cozy evenings. I’ve always had a thing for French Onion Soup, even as a kid! I think I was the only kid that actually liked the taste...

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    Banana Nutella Coffee Cake

    by  • December 31, 2014 • 5 Comments



    Sunday Mornings + Coffee Cake

    Is there anything better on a lazy wintery Sunday morning than hot moist coffee cake right from the oven? I didn’t think so! Maybe if you add a layer of bananas and Nutella in the...

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    Hazelnut Maple Glazed Scones

    by  • December 15, 2014 • 4 Comments


    Oregon Hazelnuts

    Did you know that Oregon produced 99% of the worlds hazelnuts?! Yes, it’s true! That is a lot of nuts! Well not only do we live in Oregon’s wine country but also Oregon’s nut country too. As you...

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    Winter Green Gratin

    by  • November 6, 2014 • 6 Comments



    The month when cozy sweaters and boots are seen all over town, along with scarves and hats too! Hot coffee and cuddles by the fire become a favorite activity and planning for the holidays are in full effect! Yes,...

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    Summer Sangria

    by  • September 2, 2014 • 3 Comments

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    Summer’s Wine Cocktail

    It seems we have been cramming in the last days of summer around here. The last few weeks, um more like month, is a blur! We canned goods from the garden every weekend, did a few...

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    Dill Pickles

    by  • August 13, 2014 • 8 Comments

    dill pickles Summer + Canning Dill Pickles! They are tasty on a sandwich, a burger, or straight from the jar. I had no idea how easy they were to make…. Last year a friend gave us some cucs to...

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