Peppermint Patty Ice Cream

Peppermint Patty Ice Cream

At 6:34 pm on 6/20/2016, the Summer Solstice officially begins. Oh boy has it been hot the past two weekends!  So happy we made the investment in that swamp cooler six years ago. We’ve already had two porch parties since Memorial Day, but now we are just kicking back and enjoying the cool house and … Continue reading

Ahhhhh Italy

Ahhhhh Italy

We traveled to Italy in October. The food was fabulous and the scenery was spectacular. The Cinque Terre (the five lands) was our favorite destination. Monterosso del Mare has the most beautiful beach of the five towns on the Italian Riviera. We stayed at the Hotel Pasquale, a small family-run hotel in the heart of this … Continue reading

25th Anniversary Hoyt Street Cookie Exchange

25th Anniversary Hoyt Street Cookie Exchange

My invitation to “cookie bomb” the Annual Hoyt Street Cookie Exchange was taped to my front door. Isn’t it precious? This is a special year because it is the 25th Anniversary. I don’t live in the neighborhood but I get an invite from my friend Joy every year. She hosted it this year and did … Continue reading