Top Five Essential Oils –what are they and how do they work?

What are essential oils? A-essential oils are compounds extracted/obtained from plants via distillation. What is distillation? A- distillation is the action of purifying something through heating and cooling or the extraction of the essential meaning or most important aspects of something. I’ve been using essential oils for a very long time. I bought my first … More Top Five Essential Oils –what are they and how do they work?

Lemon Shaker Tart

This weekend my husband and I are looking forward to celebrating our 21st wedding anniversary. Wow, you know sometimes when I say that it seems like just yesterday, and then other times when I remember everything we’ve been through together I think ” No, 21 years is about right.” We’ve actually been with each other … More Lemon Shaker Tart

Lemon Curd

My lemon tree has been producing in overtime. But that’s o.k. because every holiday season many of the goodies I bake call for the zest of lemon or lemon curd not to mention it’s used to clean so many things in my home. I also make up a batch of lemon curd, then pour into … More Lemon Curd

Lemon Cheesecake bars

My husband and I have spent the last two Saturdays walking at the Necedah Wildlife Refuge. He took this beautiful picture this past Saturday. It’s so peaceful here and for avid birdwatchers like us a virtual paradise. I have a lot more time on the weekends to walk, birdwatch, even bake now that I am no … More Lemon Cheesecake bars