Goat Cheese, Honey Crisp Apples, Honey, Rosemary Thins

This Goat Cheese, Honey Crisp Apples, Honey, Rosemary Thins appetizer is a fresh, delightful hors d’oeuvre for any time of year! I recently updated this post with new photos and a few new memories!

Goat Cheese, Honey Crisp Apples, Honey, Rosemary Thins

Earlier this week was a perfect example of simple hospitality, when our Canadian friends came to central Oregon for the Eclipse 2017, and drove 2 hours out of their way to see our family!  How honored we felt, as we sat together on the back deck – my favorite place to unwind – in the great outdoors.

Driving up 2 hours from their camping spot, we greeted our friends and gave them a mini tour of our home. Of course Alder and Haggis were the center of attention at first, with new toys and treats.

Turkey Meatball Margherita-Style Fondue Recipe

Turkey Meatball Margherita-Style Fondue Recipe

Perfect for game day, your next tailgate party, serve hot, cheesy Turkey Meatball Margherita-Style Fondue Recipe with toasted baguette slices! A generous home-cooked meal shared with friends is one of the best gifts in life. Truly, does life get any better? Today I’m giving you a boost of Vitamin...

Camping Canadian Bacon Egg Breakfast Sandwiches Recipe

Camping Canadian Bacon Egg Breakfast Sandwiches Recipe

These Camping Canadian Bacon Egg Breakfast Sandwiches Recipe are perfect for camping, or any quick and easy breakfast for the family! This year I feel like I fell in love with the Oregon coast all over again. One thing I love about our VW Westfalia camper van is that...

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sweet Potato Granola

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sweet Potato Granola

A  perfect breakfast or hiking snack, Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sweet Potato Granola, made with baked sweet potatoes. Also a great hospitality or holiday gift! Friends, let’s talk deck patios. Since the weather has been hotter than normal here in central Oregon, we’ve been enjoying all our meals outside. At breakfast, we...

Old-Fashioned Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

Old-Fashioned Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

Old-Fashioned Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream dessert for a hot summer night of gathering with your family, friends, or neighbors! “Lazy days of summer” really don’t exist in our home this year! Everyone is either working, or coming home after work to company here, with everyone gathering together for a...