Peaches and Cream Waffles

This delightful recipe was made from ingredients included in my Farmer's Market Direct Basket. To pick yours up from any of the four local markets, order online atFarmer's Market Direct. Weekends are for waffles. That's just my personal opinion....more

Citrus Mint Fruit Salad with Lemon Cream

feeling hungry...It is was time for a break from chocolate and a snack for homeschool! This is a refreshing fruit salad with a smooth zingy lemon cream. It will make plenty of fruit salad for a great brunch with friends... for the fruit salad you will need : -...more

Blizzard Fun: Make Snow Ice Cream

Snow ice cream, or snow cream, is super easy to make. Here in New England, as in much of the country, we’re buried under an ever-expanding blanket of fresh snow. One way to keep away cabin fever is to make tasty treats. If you have little ones home from school, they’ll have fun making this with you. You can use other flavors of extract besides vanilla too. Peppermint would work really well. ...more
I agree. there's too many unknowns to be making snow cream this day and age. sad.but it's true.more

First Aid Beauty – Face Cleanser & Ultra Repair Cream

Today, I am going to be writing about two products that I have been absolutely loving for the past 3 months. They both are from the brand First Aid Beauty. The first one is the face cleanser and the second one is the ultra repair cream....more

Toasted Hazelnut Meringues with Spiced Berry-Pear Sauce & Fresh Cream

Photo credit: Nancy Anne Harbord...more

I Can't Believe I Made My Own Butter!

I never thought the day would come when I would make my own butter!  I thought it was all about milkmaids dressed in long petticoats and churning endlessly in wooden barrels.  When I realised that all that's to it is to overbeat cream, I just couldn't resist giving it a go. It's a really fun thing to do, super-easy and you can add your own flavours too. ...more
A few times. And when I'm making whipped cream my mother always things I'll beat it to butter. ...more

Own Anti-Aging Lifting Eye Cream review

**Press Sample**As I'm getting older, I'm finding that things are different than they used to be. My clothes, my hair, my taste in skin. Especially around my eyes. When did I start to get old? When did my eyes start to look puffy...all the time? *sigh* Enter Own Lifting Eye Cream, a product I got from the IFabbo shop. I decided to give it a try, and I'm glad I did....more

I confess: I love skin cream samples.

Never in my life did I ever expect to become skin obsessed.  I never really paid much attention to my skin and was lucky not to have much acne when I was a teenager.  As fate would have it I married a dermatologist which is the equivalent of eating the forbiddden apple for skin....more

NYX Cream Eyeshadow Review- Frost Beige, Suede, Copper and Chocolate swatches.

As soon as I heard about the new NYX cream eyeshadows, I knew I had to try them right away!  I used to hate cream eyeshadows, due to their creasing and inability to stay put for any length of time, but since I tried Maybelline's Color Tattoo cream shadows, my opinion has changed.  I was  anxious to find out if these were just as fabulous...The NYX Cream Shadows come in 24 shades- here are 11 of them:...more

Coconut Cream Pie Of Splendor

PIE! We all have our favorites: apple, lemon meringue, cherry, pies of cream, pies of fruit. Pie charts. Darren Aronofsky’s Pi. You name it. PIE. This Coconut Cream Pie Of Splendor is as fresh-tasting as it is decadent. It’s the perfect pie for sitting in a patio in the summertime with an ice-cold lemonade by your side. Oh sweet, delicious pie....more