February 21st is National Sticky Buns Day!

Here are today’s five things to know about sticky buns: Sticky buns are also known as cinnamon rolls and monkey bread.  A sticky bun should always be made of yeast dough.  Ancient Egyptians were th…

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Five food things to know about cherry pie: Cherries belong to the rose family. Cherry pie is the fifth most popular pie in the US. In the 19th century, fruit pies were a common breakfast food. Oliver Cromwell banned the eating of pie in 1644, considering pie consumption as a pagan form of pleasure. “Surprised Pies” […]

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Daily Photo Challenge – Solitude for Mr. Barks A Lot

Mr. Tex, waiting for his girlfriend (fellow Husky female) to come out to play.  He’s getting old and I realized yesterday, he’s quite deaf.  I walked up behind him to pet his head and he just about jumped out of his skin.  It doesn’t stop him from barking though, earning him the name, Mr. Barks A Lot, he’s known to flap his lips in the wind …. he knows solitude at this moment….

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4 Days in Devon

And here’s another spot for my bucket list!

Over Christmas holiday we had the pleasure to explore the Devon county of England. Southwest to London, it was a three-and-a-half-hour journey by car, where we stayed in a rural cabin in a small vi…

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Resilience in Sirmione, Italy

I’m determined to put Sirmione on my bucket list!

The most resilient thing about Sirmione, Italy was one particular steadfast nonna.

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Pain Perdu with Raspberry and Vanilla — The Good Life France

This is a super easy, extremely tasty way to use up old (stale) bread. A classic French recip, “Pain Perdu” – French Toast, Eggy Bread – makes a perfect breakfast or brunch dish for the weekend or a snack at any time. Serve with home-made raspberry jam or fresh raspberries when in season. Ingredients for…

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What to see in Nice — The Good Life France

Nice is glamorous. Let’s be honest, it’s what you picture when you imagine Nice; sauntering along Promenade des Anglais, ogling yachts you (probably) can’t afford (yet), and enjoying a drink outside whilst soaking up the Mediterranean sun. With all that effort, everyone needs a break now and then, and a break is what these two…

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