Wednesday, April 28, 2021

A good friend confesses when you have broccoli in your teeth.


Sunday, April 11, 2021

Is there anything more comforting than a warm muffin?


Wednesday, April 7, 2021

I hope that the inspiration for this post will be sufficient explanation for its rather tardy nature; though I know nobody is keeping track, I try to post at least once a week but have rather let the past month get the better of me.


It’s hard to wait 24 hours, but it’s oh-so-worth-it.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Not everyone is a morning person.


Thursday, March 25, 2021

People need Saturdays.


Tuesday, March 23, 2021

I remember seeing a little mirrored sign once at an antique shop that read:

Mirror, mirror, on the wall,

Oh no —

I am my mother after all!

It made me chuckle at the time, and even now, I feel the truth of that sentiment whenever I hear myself espouse one of my mother’s axioms. “A place for everything and everything in its place” is a housekeeping rule that continues to serve me well, while “getting our steps in” is now unfortunately equally well-known by my friends, who have come to tolerate my unwillingness to parallel park with good humor.


Thursday, March 18, 2021

I am not a particularly competitive person, at least not in the traditional sense. I like to do well but don’t see why my success has to come at the cost of another person’s, and vice versa. Once, after my friend’s favorite team lost the Super Bowl, I had the naïve audacity to say, “Well, at least the other team will be happy!” His disgust confirmed my suspicions: I do not understand football.


Monday, March 15, 2021

There has been altogether too much goodness going around recently. (Bet you didn’t expect to hear that in 2021, did you?)


A beautiful day for a picnic lunch break.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

As we have already established, food can be transportive.


As I’m sure you’ve all noticed, I spend exactly two seconds photographing my bakes (when I even remember to), hence my not noticing at the time how absolutely massive that knife is compared to my wee coconut snacking cake. I promise, the recipe is much more Martha than Dexter.

Saturday, March 06, 2021

I love a good themed bake.

Helen Grace

Pursuing the simple joys of butter, flour, and eggs, 52 weeks a year.

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