Movie Review

six senses saturday

feeling :: a warm cup of Assam tea in my hands tasting :: the last jam tart and THESE sandwiches smelling :: rain and lilacs seeing :: THIS movie hearing :: Jonsi in the glorious soundtrack to the movie “We Bought a Zoo” knowing :: “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream…

six senses saturday

smelling :: guilded lotus flowering art tea seeing :: these little snapshots of a fabulous day with my best friend hearing :: the Chocolat soundtrack tasting :: ooey gooey caramel rolls from Tobie’s and a cup of English Breakfast tea feeling :: excited to be traveling into the cities today to spend more time with…

six senses saturday

feeling :: newly felted wool sweaters for mitten making tasting :: rotisserie chicken tacos smelling :: Jeff’s crafish bisque simmering on the stove hearing :: Ray Lamontagne sing THIS, THIS and THIS seeing :: big mooshy kitty snoozing on big mooshy comforter and the gorgeous, fabulous, can’t get enough of it… COCO before Chanel knowing…

scenes from a girlfriends’ weekend

I just returned home from the best weekend ever! I got to spend time with by BFF Jana. What a fun, relaxing couple of days. Thanks Jana! I thought I’d share our adventure with you and include some restaurant reviews, wine tasting notes and movie reviews while I’m at it. Yesterday I arrived just in…

baked oatmeal

butter a 10 inch pie plate in a small bowl, combine: 3 large eggs 1 and 3/4 cups milk 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup applesauce in a big bowl, combine: 1 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 and 1/4 teaspoons salt 4 and 3/4 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg…

celebrating 40 with friends

My dear friend Nancy hosted a 40th birthday party for me a couple days ago and I had such a great time! My friends Bonnie, Linda and Jane were there too and everyone made me feel so special. Thanks ladies! I love you all! We drank adult beverages, ate wonderful food (Papa Murphy’s pizza, watermelon…

six senses saturday

~Tasting~ ~rosewater lemonade~ 2 Tablespoons rosewater in a half gallon of pink lemonade elegant and refreshing! ~Seeing~ This movie for our date night… watch the TRAILER here ~Hearing~ this pretty music… by The Honey Trees To Be With You Moon River Edelweiss Orchard ~Smelling~ fresh air coming in from the open windows and doors and…

movie reviews

Here’s a list of some movies I’ve really enjoyed lately. Some I just saw for the first time, others were re-watches. If you’d like to know what the following films are about, just click on the title of the movie to view a trailer. The Kings Speech Dan In Real Life A Good Year Miss…

Six Senses Saturday

~Seeing~ Breakfast at Tiffany’s on the little DVD player in the kitchen We watched while we cooked we sipped pinot… A relaxing Friday evening and a sweet date night   photographs by Melissa Placzek ~Smelling~ This coffee brewing in the French press… Thanks Jana! ~Tasting~ This… ~Chop Salad~ 4 large handfuls fresh spinach, chopped 3…

lazy Sunday afternoon

Yesterday it was too gorgeous to stay inside. So we headed out to the deck armed with some white wine… and decided to grill fish for dinner. We soaked a cedar plank… photographs by Melissa Placzek rubbed wild salmon with olive oil, salt and pepper… and grilled it with lemon wedges using THIS RECIPE as…