Today’s Recipe: Scones

Welcome back friends, I feel like I can genuinely say that now.  I have connected with some of the nicest folks on here.  I'm so enjoying getting to know you through our shared interests and through our writing. So, feel like cooking today?  After a hearty Thanksgiving dinner followed by a hearty post-Thanksgiving dinner of … Continue reading Today’s Recipe: Scones

Wendy Tackles the Sponge

Umm, the cake.  I'm talking about the cake.  Why? What did you think I was talking about?  (chuckle chuckle) I have long wanted to try my hand at a Victoria Sponge.  First, because I brake for cake.  Second, it is just so quintessentially English (although it is common to find this cake at eateries in Scotland as well).  It's … Continue reading Wendy Tackles the Sponge

The Beautiful Gardens at Greywalls Hotel

People who are acquainted with me and my husband know that we are quite fond of gardens.  For those that don't know us, I must confess that we (or is it just him?) are also a bit...well...ambitious.  You know the phrase "go big or go home"?  Sometimes I think we invented that phrase. Nearly ten years … Continue reading The Beautiful Gardens at Greywalls Hotel