Roast Duck with Fig Tarragon Glaze

Sometimes I just want something different for dinner. Because of some problems at my favorite local grocery store, I’m now making longer shopping trips to the nearest Aldi. Aldi is worth the drive. I’m particular about meat, especially at “discount” stores. This post contains affiliate links. Read here for disclosure. Aldi’s quality of meat is very good! This past spring…
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Christmas Magic Table Setting

When I create a tablescape, I like to make it more than just pretty. A holiday meal is just more special if the setting conveys meaning or honors someone. This Christmas Magic Table Setting may look like a pretty but ordinary Christmas dinner table setting, but it isn’t. One of the objects is a tangible reminder of a very special…
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Gift Guide for Gardeners

Gardeners think about gardening all year long. For the gardener, happiness is when the seed catalogs arrive in the mailbox in February. If you have a gardener in your family, but don’t garden yourself, it may be difficult to know what to put under the tree.  This gift guide for gardeners is here to help. This post contains affiliate links. Read…
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