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A Happy Mother’s Day

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As far as celebrations go, last night’s mother’s day supper couldn’t have been more perfect.  We dined al fresco, just as dusk began to settle in, surrounded by good food, our loved ones, and candlelight. On the menu: J’s grilled lobster and filets, grilled flatbreads and corn, bacon wrapped jalapeños, a fruit bouquet, raspberry lemon..read more

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Weekend Bits

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The spread for Mama’s birthday dinner including yellowfin tuna sashimi, grilled swordfish, kimchi, garlicky baby bok choy, roasted Korean sweet potatoes, and crab and avocado rolls. Mama’s birthday cake stuffed with macerated amaretto strawberries and whipped vanilla buttercream. It’s lobster season here and what better way to celebrate than with lobster rolls? Shrimp tacos with..read more

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Weekend Bits

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Did anyone catch the super moon?  Sadly, it was so over cast, I never soaked up the full impact of “the years biggest and brightest moon.”  Insert sad face. However, I did get a chance to catch up with some folks, share a few meals, and do a boat load of yard work which I’m..read more

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Weekend Bits

I cracked into my first watermelon this weekend (as it’s my favorite fruit, it was enough to begin the long weekend on the happiest note). Dinner hosted by some friends…can’t get any more southern than chicken fried steak, bacon green beans, and soulful mac and cheese!   Falafel from one of my favorite cafes. Coffee..read more

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Weekend Bits

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Starting off the weekend right with flowers for my Mama Belated birthday gifts from baby brother’s girlfriend in Dubai Posing with The Most Interesting Man In the World! Playing gigantic Jenga & Connect Four (go big or go home, as my friend emphatically says) Then, there’s the food! Blueberry Cream Scones, just minus the Pumpkin/Spices..read more

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