Baked Peach Almond Brie Appetizer

Baked Peach Almond Brie Appetizer

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Enjoy this Baked Peach Almond Brie Appetizer and easy tips to help plan your Friendsgiving meal. If I lived in my husband’s skin, introversion for me would mean living much in constant tension. Because many times, introverts push down the courage to...

What to do in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

What to do in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Check out What to do in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on my Mexican Riviera Princess Cruise Kayaking, Waterfall and Snorkeling Safari excursion, plus more! Friends, on our recent Mexican Riviera Princess Cruise on their Ruby Ship, we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in Puerto Vallarta, with some of the most...

Avoiding Holiday Stress: $200 Minted Giveaway

Avoiding Holiday Stress

Avoid Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas, and New Year’s stress by ordering your holiday cards now with this $200 Minted Giveaway! Contest closed: winner has been chosen. Friends, it’s time to start prepping for the holiday season, with Thanksgiving here soon, Hanukah, Christmas, and New Year’s right around the corner. What...

Pear Upside Down Cake Recipe

Pear Upside Down Cake Recipe

This elegant Pear Upside Down Cake Recipe is a moist, holiday dessert made with cranberries, delicious served for any breakfast, brunch, or dinner party! There’s just something about being grateful that brings a calmness to life. Of course, living in a quiet place has really helped my husband and...

Chicken Sausage Apple Cornbread Stuffing

Chicken Sausage Apple Cornbread Stuffing

This Chicken Sausage Apple Cornbread Stuffing is delicious served as a side for a roasted chicken or turkey dinner for the holidays, or any time of year! In our house, stuffing is quite possibly the most anticipated Thanksgiving dish. That and my Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Move over, turkey...

Middle-Eastern Baked Salmon Fillets

Middle-Eastern Baked Salmon Fillets

Delicious Middle-Eastern Baked Salmon Fillets, served with a side of sauted sweet potatoes, fluffy couscous, and a creamy Greek yogurt sauce! Friends, my husband and I have been taking long walks, slow walks, purposeful walks together. Part of slowing down for us has been saying no to some things,...

Simple Apple Tart Recipe + Holiday TIPS

Simple Apple Tart Recipe

Enjoy this Simple Apple Tart Recipe, made with Gala or Golden Delicious apples, a pleasantly mild and sweet taste, with a crisp texture. Friends. The holidays are HERE. It’s so hard to believe that Thanksgiving is in 9 days! If you love apples, then you’ll love this Sweet Apple Tart...

Bacon Pear Cobb Salad Recipe

Bacon Pear Cobb Salad Recipe

This Bacon Pear Cobb Salad Recipe is a delicious salad to serve as a main dish, or side dish for fall entertaining or Thanksgiving! After a wonderful weekend with out-of-town friends, enjoying the beautiful outdoors here in central Oregon, we ate a simple Pear Cobb Salad for dinner last tonight, made...