Mother’s Day

Carrot and Ginger Tea Sandwiches and Blackberry Elderflower Spritzers

Of all the cards, flowers, and gifts I gave mom through the years, none of them could ever outshine the Mother’s Day breakfast in bed I made for her when […]

Victoria Sponge

Here’s to you mom. The hundreds of home cooked meals, mountains of laundry, endless hours spent listening, and your innate ability to make everything all better. Your sage wisdom and […]

Cardamom Cake

If there is such a thing as cake perfection, this is it. Only seven ingredients, incredibly easy to make, it’s brilliantly simple but it's intriguing. With a crackly almond top […]

Soothing Sugar Scrub

Ask any mom you know and she will tell you that the home made gifts are the ones that melt her heart. The clothespin recipe holder made from a shaving […]

Light Lemon Cheesecake

Flowers and a card with a heartfelt Hallmark message will make her smile and tear up at the same time, but don’t forget the gift mom likes best:  the one […]

That Pink Drink (and a tea sandwich, too)

Cheers to you, Mom!  Eternal kisser of boo-boos, vessel of all sage advice, laundry stain whisperer…  you deserve some kudos and it’s time to take a break.  Put down that […]

London Fog With Lavender

This Sunday is Mother’s Day.  You may already have a gift, and you no doubt have a card and some flowers.  Mother’s Day is a big deal.  Every year, I […]

Celebrate Mom!

According to a recent survey by, the gift most mom’s want is more time with their family.  (A clean house ranked second, and a spa day ranked third.)   […]

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