Sunny and windless afternoons, magnificent colors – flowers and flowering trees. There is a lot to look at in the gardens and in the parks already!
Here is a simple and festive salad, which is perfect with ham, fish, and cold roasts. We love it very much. It’s ready in a few moments, especially when using canned (or frozen and thawed) corn and green peas.
Did you remember to send a traditional Easter card this year? Maybe it’s not as common anymore as it was in the last century, but a handwritten card can still be a nice touch.
“Smart man does not love because it is advantageous, but because love is, in itself, happiness.” — Blaise Pascal
We don’t get much snow in Seattle. But when it snows – even just a little – it makes me excited and happy.
Did you know that Americans send more than 140 million Valentine’s Day greeting cards annually to their loved ones and friends?
Would you like to bring a little spring into your kitchen and life in the winter? Here is a healthy, green, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free soup that fits the bill and uses only a few ingredients.
Prayer by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: Lord, teach me the art of small steps! I do not ask for miracles or visions, but I ask for strength for everyday life.
When nature makes our winter garden decorations more spectacular!
The stillness of Christmas morning, the unexpected snow on the tree branches and on the ground, the crisp air, the sound of our steps in the snow, the quietness of Green Lake. The white wonder and magic of the snow making the holiday more festive. Merry Christmas!
I’ve had many successes and failures with bejgli. This traditional yeasted dough, filled with poppy seeds and ground walnuts, is very popular in many Central– and Eastern–European nations. The Hungarian Christmas is almost unimaginable without it.