Simple Soup

I love simple food and I am especially fond of simple soup.  There is something so nurturing about a pot of something simmering on the stove and filling the house with its aroma.  This soup is about as simple as it can get and doesn’t contain cream or flour so...

15 Years Have Passed

I think that we can all agree that on September 11th, that heart breaking beautiful day, we awoke to one reality and went to sleep in another. In the fifteen years since, on each anniversary, I always take time to say a prayer and honor those that passed in my own...

My Harmonium and Me

When love first tasted the lips of being human it started singing. ~ Rumi If you have come in contact with me in the last three months chances are I have talked to you about my Harmonium.  I have a knack for working it into most conversations. It is entirely plausible...

Simple Ginger Tea

I love tea. All kinds – even the medicinal ones that taste like dirt. There is something so comforting to me about holding a warm cuppa.  Although I drink hot tea in the summer it becomes my default beverage in the winter months. Over the past few years I have...

Elderberry Syrup

I love Elderberry Syrup. In the fall and winter I take it daily to boost my immune system and ward off the sniffles and flu. It’s an old elixir and as an added bonus, it happens to be delicious. The first time I heard about Elderberry Syrup was several years back when...