I was all set to post our Pesto Tastings today for Foodie Friday (to be posted at a later date), but had a change of mind and heart seeing that the Labor Day holiday weekend is upon us. Thinking of this picnicking cook-out weekend…I’m thinking of really good burgers on the grill. And when I…

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A beautiful summer afternoon…time to switch gears and go for a walk.  And a late summer afternoon “stretch” with friends (on a visit to upstate New York) is even better. “I guess my feet know where they want me to go walking on a country road.” –  James Taylor Enjoy. Love, Nora

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August is the month of total abundance in my kitchen garden. So much is ready for picking that it’s getting pretty challenging to keep up with it all! I absolutely love eating veggies and fruit right out of the garden, and hate the thought of any of this beautiful stuff (that’s at its peak of…

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Every morning on our mini-vaca in the 1000 Islands in Canada, I reached for a glass that was neatly stacked in the kitchen cabinet of my dear friend Holly’s lakeside country house. Whether it was to be filled with water from the tap (a filtered version of lake water) or chilled OJ, the glass was…

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“When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails.”   H. Jackson Brown Jr. Wishing you an easy breezy day. Love, Nora

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