Abstraction, funky flowers and cake mix cookies

Psychological abstraction, good or bad? One of my new favorite words—or anti-words—is abstraction. The other day I was watching a TedTalk on YouTube. Now, some TedTalks are really awesome and informative, and others... not so much. While watching one, this term abstraction fell into my head from out of the clear blue sky.

Padded walls and potato salad

Does homemade potato salad ever get the praise it deserves? Never! 😋 Why can’t a person work on their mental health and eat homemade potato salad at the same time? Who says it can't be done? That’s what I’d like to know.

Happy Sunday: The saga of the quick breads

Been dabbling in baking quick bread lately. Quick breads tend to be easy, inexpensive, fun to make, and provide days worth of homemade breakfast and snack items. A couple of weeks ago I made banana pineapple bread...

Friendship Friday: Yummy curry soup and outlets for photography fanatics

A great recipe for Indonesian Chicken & Peanut Soup as well as places to publish photos and interact with other photo enthusiasts.

Sugar and spice: Valentine’s Day yum-yums

NO MATTER WHAT YOU’RE PLANS are for Valentine’s Day, don’t forget to add some beauty.