Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 147 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Outdoor Dining

... consider finding a restaurant with outdoor seating, someplace you can sip a glass of wine, enjoy a tasty meal and have fun watching the world go by ..

Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 128 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Chocolate Cake in a Mug

... I rarely make full-sized cakes. There are only two of us in the house and since Greg’s willpower is much stronger than mine, I end up eating more than my fair share.

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Day 122 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Gummi Bears

It’s not that I am completely gaga over gummi bears, but I went to high school in Germany (Wiesbaden Warriors Forever!) and gummi bears were an essential part of that experience.

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Day 114 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Grown-up Play Days

These leisurely days make me feel like I’m living the never-ending vacation. I’m grateful for the joy of play days.

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Day 113 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – The All-American Saloon

Dozens of ice cold beers are available along with a classic American menu … limited but just what the “sheriff” ordered.

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Day 104 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Keeping it Spicy

I snagged a few things to share with my daredevil grandkids when they come to visit this summer.

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Day 96 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Soups and Stews

By the afternoon, the house smells amazing and both pots are cooling to store until I crave the contents.

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Day 92 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Whodunit?

... suddenly we learned the floor in the wine cellar had split open during an earthquake and revealed a dead body … obviously murder!

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Day 76 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Mr. Softee

After all, who isn’t grateful for the magical music-blaring, treat-laden truck that brings back fond memories of childhood?

Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 70 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Cookbooks and Internet Recipes

Google delivered a good-looking recipe in nanoseconds that required only 15 minutes of prep and six hours on low temp.