It was a great day! Not only did we have awesome weather, but our day out was just beautiful. If you have the pleasure of living in MN and have visited the little tourist town of Stillwater then you will know what a beautiful little place it is with its antique shops, the spice shops, the Oilrie which is known for its balsamic vinegars and its yummy olive oils. It also has a lift bridge which I actually got to… Read more »

Ahhh another weekend has come and gone…it feels like Summer is just rushing by and hurrying onto Fall. We waited forever for Summer to get here, excited about getting my garden started, the start of a new cricket season, I get to see all my friends that go into hibernation over the Winter. Most of whom are West Indians and have migrated from one island or the other over time. So we all literally hide from the snow and the… Read more »

I consider myself an avid reader. I love to read the gory stuff though, like the serial killer books or the kidnapping books…and no I am not crazy. Those are just the type of books that peak my interest. I love a good Lisa Gardner, Chelsea Cain, Diane Chamberlain, J.T. Ellison, Elizabeth Flock…and my list goes on and on but those are some of the authors whose books I have read and I have read all of their books. I… Read more »

Well it was certainly a busy weekend to say the least! I cooked up a storm for sure. And of course I had very little time to take pictures of my feast. I did manage to get two recipes in which I will post later this week. Or who knows maybe I will be productive and do it tonight! The Back Yard BBQ/Pig roast was a hit. The food was great, the friends was great, the weather was awesome what more… Read more »

I am busy planning my summer backyard party. This year I am venturing out and doing a 100 pound pig! Call me crazy. Now I have done piglets in my spit in the backyard but that is no more than 20-25 pounds…and it was just enough to feed my family. Now trying to do such a big pig is surely going to be a big challenge…and of course I have to plan a menu around Miss Piggy. This whole pig… Read more »