La table de nana_ cold again in our forecast~brrrrrrrrrrrr

Well we are bracing ourselves for arctic air this weekend..so more wood will be brought in today..and I have a chicken carcass et al..simmering on the stove for stock and soup etc..

We had tulips and still do..they just make the sunroom pop..and kitchen..I love tulips and how they droop and look like graceful dancers taking a bow.

My trick to keep them..tricks..when you get them home..snip about an inch off the bottoms..remove all leaves that will be under water..replace water every day..I use a ladle..yes..because that bowl is huge..maybe leave a couple of inches and add fresh..yes that’s worth it to me¦

I hate the plant food..and stopped using a copper penny yrs ago..made no difference..these tips are what work here..

We had a few other colder days..and I made that Roasted mushroom white bean soup.I love it..not rich like the others I make ,and I love the roasted flavor..You can find the recipe here..I have been making it for years..However I DO drain my beans..I hate that thick slimey liquid lol..and you season to taste..add a splash of heavy cream if you want..read her directions carefully and make sure your mushrooms are well roasted:)

I was in a mushroomy day..see the little crescent up there?Under the Eiffel tower:)?

I had a sweet sweet client 100 years ago..I had a few:)Her kids were adorable..they would put on their scout and brownie outfits to show me¦They were young..she moved back to England..I wonder if she is still there..

anyway one day I was there and she served me those little mushroom bites..the recipe is typed up..above..as she gave it to me..

I must must mush share my original mushroom roll recipe from Jehane Benoit one day..Caroline and I are nuts about them..

I have been baking bread..this one from a great book I received..Josey Baker…real name)..I am always loving new recipes..my starter is still being worked on LOL.:)

Nancy sent me Mary Oliver’s book..lovely essays to read here and there¦

We are also bracing for a cold snap this weekend with snow possible early next week. The best cinnamon roll recipe ever Then, back up into the upper 40s! I’m happy to have it stay cool rather than risk the daffodils coming up too soon and then getting a snow blanket to ruin them. The best cinnamon roll recipe Mmmmm, mushroom soup! Love the stuff and I agree, brown foods are not very photogenic. Best cinnamon roll recipe without bread machine You did a great job, however! Your little mushroom turnover looks delicious and I would love to see your mushroom roll recipe one day! They say mushrooms are quite good for us 🙂 I so wish your starter would cooperate! Mine is such a happy camper.


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Well, looks like Noah is having the best time ever! Have taken my kids there three times, so the last two times I sent them without me. Best cinnamon roll recipe from scratch I can’t take the heat and they went in summer. Easy cinnamon bun recipe with yeast One time I went the first of December and no one was there. Cinnamon roll cupcake recipe from scratch It was the best time ever. Cinnamon roll waffles recipe from scratch I love mushroom soup and that bowl looks divine. Cinnamon roll cake recipe from scratch I’ll even eat the Campbell’s canned, but homemade would be the best. Mini cinnamon rolls recipe from scratch I remember your tulips growing outside and that bowl of tulips must make you smile each time you walk by. Cinnamon bun dough recipe bread machine Such beautiful pics. Cinnamon roll filling recipe Reply Delete

Monique, your mushroom soup looks delish! That is your Jardin watercolor, it’s just beautiful! Looks like Noah had a great time at Disneyland, my favorite place too!! Love your new Header! ¦Hugs, Jody Reply Delete

We are also having a cold snap this weekend, and they actually postponed our local St. Swedish cinnamon bun recipe uk Patrick’s parade for a week. Cinnabon cinnamon roll recipe vanilla pudding I think my Lenten Rose will be harmed by the very cold weather 🙁 Who wouldn’t love Tinkerbell 🙂 Reply Delete

Hi dDbbie..I had Hellebores one yr and they never returned..last year a friend sent me seeds and they took..I placed them here and there at endo of summer and am hoping to see their tiny leaves this Spring..babies..little ones..to me they are such beautiful beautiful blooms..hope yours survive! Delete

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Did I tell you my daughter is taking Vivian to Florida and Disney for her 5th bday in July??

Have a wonderful weekend…we are on the road early Saturday morning…**sigh**…

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You know..I had booked an Outlander book out once and never finished..I keep hearing glorious reviews of the books and show..you have just inspired me..will try and finish my Holds and Loans..and then maybe get into them..I find there is often other things I want to do..:(

Chagall is here at The Montreal Museum of Fine Ars at the moment..Nacy has been a few times..you may enjoy Citizen’s Sketcher’s post..for the 100 people sketchers event..

#OneWeek100People2017: Day One: Sketching at the Chagall Show

It’s very cold out west, too. Easy cinnamon bread recipe without yeast We are surviving! Next week I fly to Montreal. Easy cinnamon roll recipe without yeast baking powder Can hardly wait. Cinnamon bun dough recipe for bread machine Will be going into the Eastern Townships and visiting sugar maple farms. Cinnamon roll recipe from scratch And other interesting foodie places. Cinnamon bun recipe bread machine If you have any suggestions, just let me know!

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You gardens..will the cold create havoc? I hope not you have everything looking so fresh and springlike Tannna..Snowing here..I must be getting really weird w/ age.I don’t mind it..

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Oh, I meant the meander as a kind of THANK YOU that when I found the recipe, I found another lovely post from the recipe writer. Cinnamon roll glaze recipe without cream cheese I’ve kept it to refer to when the GRANDS are out on Spring Break.

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Is that the storm we sent your direction?…it was very cold! But, you have a beautiful hint of spring in the lovely tulips! I love mushrooms yet I have not made a mushroom soup, I wonder why… Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe laura vitale Yours does look tasty! Reply Delete

I think it depends..some blogs I get very late also..I have no idea why..

I think the paper was just a cheapo in a tablet..8×11 w/ a blue cover..I just bought a BIG one for the boys..I will check:)

I just saw a new one that had wonderful reviews by Monvoirco..let me go see if I can find it.(Jenna Rainey)..she is a Fabriano cold press girl..and is having a love affair w/

The mushroom soup looks pretty enough, the bowl is beautiful! Winter is coming back here is well, nowhere near as cold as yours of course 🙂

The soup looks delicious and I know it would be perfect during the cold, snowy days we have ahead of us here in Chicago. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe without yeast I think your photo looks great! I do not take good photos of food at all, I hope readers believe me when I tell them the recipe is delicious!

I have heard so much about Mary Oliver. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe easy I didn’t know she wrote essays in addition to poetry Can you recommend one of her books I might start with?

Sending warm wishes across the miles that you have time to relax in front of a roaring fire, tea cup in hand and a good book!

WE are just listening to the morning news and Chicago is IN the news re the weather..it may come in as rain they say..any way..cozy up:)

I am not that familiar with Mary Oliver..my friend Nancy is..she sent it to me..she wrote afterwards and mentioned she was not sure I would like it..but I do..it’s a quiet kind of book that you pick up and read an essay/poem..here and there.

Food..likes natural light..I have never taken a food photo after daylight that I have liked..;) NEVER..

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Hi Monique, this is going to sound crazy but here in Phoenix we are in the eighties and it is much too soon for the heat. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe from scratch Wishing for cooler weather lol! anyway I will be making the mushroom and white bean soup what a delicious combo, both are my favorite. Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe cinnabon Your daughter sounds very independent and wise…..must be like her mom;) Reply Delete

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