Monthly Archives: May 2016

When the Surf Is Up, It’s Picnic Down (June 5 – June 11, 2016)

It’s Picnic Season!  Start with a simple plastic tarp, to cover any dampness in the ground.  Cover the tarp with an amazing quilt or favorite blanket and the magic happens!  Your picnic space becomes a joyful respite illuminating joyful togetherness.  … Continue reading

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Fruitfully Fast Dessert (May 29 – June 4, 2016)

Minimize your multi-tasking with a fast dessert that is both an artist palette and delicious!  Over your favorite coconut cake (can be frozen for racing speed), drizzle homemade strawberry sauce made from thinly sliced strawberries tossed with Chambord liqueur.  Then, … Continue reading

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Finding Your Rhythm & Blues (May 22 – May 28, 2016)

Good friends don’t need a grand-stand meal. I love to serve appetizer platters in the casual sitting area. Pop some Champagne and let the fun begin. For a great appetizer platter create a tray of blues – the finest blue … Continue reading

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Embrace the Flavor Fusion (May 15 – May 21, 2016)

Who doesn’t love the combination of flavors from corn, avocados, tomatoes and cheese. South of the border flavorings are invigorating!   Think of the wonderful cuisine that we enjoy from Mexico.  If you travel further south to Brazil, flavors become a … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day for Generations (May 1 – May 7, 2016)

Yes, Mother’s Day is celebration of a Mom’s significance; but, I didn’t realize until recently that it is also a celebration of lifecycles. I lost my Mom this last year and this is the first year that I will not be … Continue reading

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