My Storybook Garden

Go little book, and wish to all the flowers in the garden, meat in the hall, a bin of wine, a spice of wit, a house with lawns enclosing it, a living river by the door, a nightingale in the sycamore. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Ralph Lauren Southampton

This is one of my favorite stores in Southampton. Their amazing windows are always comparable to those on 5th Ave in NYC. Be sure to visit if you’re in the Hamptons.

Grilled Tuna Melt

This is a delicious treat and is best when you butter both outer sides of the bread, instead of the grill, and make sure the grill is as hot as possible. Slice in half or in four to make it slightly less messy. If you haven’t experienced one at the diner or made one at home,…

An untroubled retreat

“Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

Good Times Bad Times

  “I know what it means to be alone. I sure do wish I was at home.” I don’t care what the neighbors say. I’m gonna love you each and every day. You can feel the beat within my heart. Realize sweet babe we ain’t never gonna part.” ~Led Zeppelin

Love is like the wild rose briar

‘Love is like the wild rose briar; Friendship is like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose briar blooms. But which will bloom most constantly? ~ Emily Bronte

Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili

I love slow-cook suppers…today it’s Turkey Chili and it already smells amazing… *** Slow Cook Turkey Chili *** 1 lb. ground turkey (or beef) *This recipe is also delicious WITHOUT meat! 1 large green bell pepper (cut into 1 inch pieces) 2 sm. chili peppers (diced) 1 15.5 oz. can kidney beans 1 15.5 oz….

New Possibilities

“What after all has maintained the human race on this globe, despite all the calamities of nature and all the tragic failings of mankind, if not the faith in new possibilities and the courage to advocate them?” ~ Jane Adams