tomatoes. that’s all.

there are friends. there are really great friends. and then, there are really great friends who give you tomatoes from their garden. ooh laa laaaaa…. no recipe attached.  i just wanted to remind you of how easy and healthy an afternoon snack can be.  for me, today, it was a precursor to a bowl of soup.  here’s my version of heaven… a few grape tomatoes from a friend’s garden … Continue reading tomatoes. that’s all.

confession.

last night, i had a meltdown.  a “why isn’t this running, no wheat, no sugar thing working!!!!!” meltdown.  i am working my butt off, literally, to lose just 5 pounds.  i want to lose more than that, but 5 pounds would lighten my heart, release my worry, and make me feel like i’m doing all the right things for future success. and of course, the … Continue reading confession.

ça va ~ a champagne bar.

this is a sweet little find.  pronounced “sah~vaaaah”, it’s a somewhat hidden, unassuming gem, but keep looking for it ~ it’s a very quiet, lovely place.   off the beaten path, this champagne bar is past blanc burgers, past californo’s, keep walking, keep walking, and it’s this cute little place on the east side of pennsylvania street, just down from port fonda. we went there … Continue reading ça va ~ a champagne bar.

ça va ~ a champagne bar.

this is a sweet little find.  pronounced “sah~vaaaah”, it’s a somewhat hidden, unassuming gem, but keep looking for it ~ it’s a very quiet, lovely place.     off the beaten path, this champagne bar is past blanc burgers, past californo’s, keep walking, keep walking, and it’s this cute little place on the east side of pennsylvania street, just down from port fonda.     … Continue reading ça va ~ a champagne bar.

delicious breakfast ~ poached eggs.

okay okay, at some point, i will stop talking about this breakfast i had in florence a few months ago.  with the cucumbers, tomatoes and ricotta cheese.  but i just have to post it one more time!  i ate it this morning while i was making my first poached eggs, and it was so fantastic.   this is just ricotta cheese, with salt and fresh … Continue reading delicious breakfast ~ poached eggs.