Eating Healthy in Peterborough New Hampshire

One of the things I enjoy about living in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire is the emphasis on buying local.  Eating healthy and organic, while supporting local farms is easy to do.  The quaint and picturesque community of Peterborough has farmers markets all summer long, and an indoor farmers market at the Community Center […]

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On The Table

My daughter and her family were coming for dinner one weekend and I snapped this photo after I began setting the table. My neighbor had given me those little lavender flowers and I wanted a photo of them. My daughter has a hyper-active dog. She is mid-size and looks a lot like a black lab […]

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Trying To Keep The Birds Around, But…

Instead of birds flocking to my yard this Spring, I mostly have squirrels doing acrobatics on my feeders so they can chew up the seed. Without many plants and flowers in my new yard, I wanted to keep the bug-eating birds here by offering them seed, but the gray squirrels take over and help themselves. […]

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Memories of Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

I seldom eat a sandwich any more but I had stopped by the neighborhood organic grocery store and picked up some whole grain bread made by The Bread Shed, and a nice tomato for my salad and decided that I needed to grill up a sandwich. When I lived in Florida, grilled cheese sandwiches were […]

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Veggies and Simple Dip

I made this veggie platter to take to a neighbor’s 50th birthday party. It looked so pretty that I got a photo and thought I’d share my dip recipe. Here it is: Buy a container of whipped cream cheese and chives. Stir in a few big spoonfuls of sour cream and some onion powder and/or […]

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