Mocha Meringues

I just love meringues so I wanted to re-share this recipe to my own blog, you can also find it on my sister’s blog The Western Wild, which you must be sure to check out if you haven’t already, she writes about everything from fashion & love to travel & food. What is meringue? Meringue is…

BYOB – Build Your Own Begonia

So my mom has this big giant beautiful begonia that I was seriously jealous of. I wanted my own begonia plant so I asked her if I could try to propagate it. We did our research & I found myself slightly discouraged by what seemed like all kinds of very complicated processes to propagating different types…

Brownie Bites

This is a really simple recipe & these may actually be my new favorite dessert. Who doesn’t love soft melty chocolatey cookies covered in powdered sugar? They really are as good as they sound! We plan to double or triple this recipe for Christmas when we have our guests & holiday parties to attend because as…

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

It had been much too long since I last baked something. I basically missed prime apple cinnamon deliciousness season all together (Please don’t share your recipes, I’ll cry.) Luckily I haven’t slept through pumpkin season! Pumpkin is one of my favorite flavors and you can definitely bake pumpkin anything into the holiday season right along side your…

Deanna’s Honey Nut Pastry

You may not know this about me, but I work at a restaurant on the Piscataqua River in downtown Portsmouth. The other evening I walked into the kitchen of the restaurant to find these three mysterious golden cylindrical pastries fresh out of the oven. Chef was in a good mood that night, so when I asked to try…

Peggy’s Rare & Antique Books

 Did you know that you can find beautiful rare and antique books at Bowerbird and Friends in down town Peterborough? Thanks to Peggy you will find a gorgeous selection of collectable books available at Bowerbird. Peggy first became interested in books because her father was an antiquarian book seller.   When Peggy was just seventeen, she started…