Eating Healthy in Peterborough New Hampshire

One of the things I enjoy about living in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire is the emphasis on buying local.  Eating healthy and organic, while supporting local farms is easy to do.  The quaint and picturesque community of Peterborough has farmers markets all summer long, and an indoor farmers market at the Community Center…

Monkey Faces and Indian Pudding

As I sit here trying to cool off at 3:00 AM – yes it’s winter and the inside temp. is 62, but I am hot, (you older ladies will understand), I was enjoying reading about the Indian Pudding again, and I was replying to comments on the re-blog post, from Laurie @ A Taste of…

Memories of Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

I seldom eat a sandwich any more but I had stopped by the neighborhood organic grocery store and picked up some whole grain bread made by The Bread Shed, and a nice tomato for my salad and decided that I needed to grill up a sandwich. When I lived in Florida, grilled cheese sandwiches were…

Veggies and Simple Dip

I made this veggie platter to take to a neighbor’s 50th birthday party. It looked so pretty that I got a photo and thought I’d share my dip recipe. Here it is: Buy a container of whipped cream cheese and chives. Stir in a few big spoonfuls of sour cream and some onion powder and/or…

First Hummingbird Spotted – May 10th!

This morning I saw the first hummingbird of the season at my feeder. My sister, in Mass., has had one for a week or so, but my feeder has remained empty. I always try to remember to put out the feeder around the first of May in case they are in the area. I prefer…