advice from a blueberry

advice from a blueberry

Be well-rounded. Soak up the sun. Find beauty in small things. Live a fruitful life. Be a good pick. It’s ok to be a little blue. Make sweet memories – Ilan Shamir

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tonight: gnocchi with grilled corn and tomatoes

tonight: gnocchi with grilled summer vegetables

Happy summer! Did you realize that next week is the Fourth of July? Exactly. How did that glorious, star-spangled-banner event sneak up so quickly? Maybe, it’s because I have my birthday in mind, and it’s a big one. I won’t say just how big, but trust me on this one. Continue reading

tonight: shepherd’s pie

tonight: shepherd's pieAll weekend long I planned to fix Shepherd’s Pie; first for dinner on Saturday. When time got away and it was 8:00 pm, take-out was a better option.

So, I pledged to serve it for Sunday supper. It didn’t happen. I blame the later – very filling – lunch of tomato soup and sandwiches grilled up with cheddar, Swiss and broccoli slaw. I simply didn’t want anything else. Continue reading