• Grandma’s Awesome Potato Salad

    You know you've got a good recipe when people ask you to make it.  Well, Grandma's Awesome Potato Salad is one of those recipes!  The perfect dish to take to one of the many cookouts you are bound to ...

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    Grandma’s Awesome Potato Salad
  • My Current Coffee Crush is…

    You can tell by the well worn travel coffee mug in this photo that I use it... A lot;)   I've written about my favorite beverage before in  A Perfect Cup of Pour Over Coffee.  Starting my day with a ...

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    My Current Coffee Crush is…
  • Foot Powder? – The Best Deodorizing Foot Powder!

    Are you looking for the best deodorizing foot and shoe powder?  I found myself Googling foot powder a few months ago.  My daughter was in Boston dealing with lots of snow, heavy layers of clothing, ...

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    Foot Powder? – The Best Deodorizing Foot Powder!
  • EATALY – A little Italy in the USA

    EATALY - A little Italy in the USA   Have you been to an EATALY yet?  If not, and you live within 50 miles of one, you need to plan a field trip after you read this.  I promise it will be ...

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    EATALY – A little Italy in the USA
  • Kate’s Breakfast Cookies

    Today I want to share my original recipe for Kate's breakfast cookies. Did I say breakfast cookies? Yes. I. Did. When my kids were little we always joked about how they wished they could eat ...

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    Kate’s Breakfast Cookies

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Valentine’s Day 2018

I can’t believe it’s already February!  Valentine’s Day is just around the corner… I know there are two camps of people when it comes to this holiday, but I honestly love Valentine’s Day.  I always have.  I don’t believe February 14th is just about romantic love.  While it can be about romantic love, for us it’s also about the love we…

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Italian Lemon Cookies

I grew up just north of Boston, close to incredible Italian bakeries.  If you couldn’t find something where we lived,  you could be in Boston in 30 minutes, go to the North End and find almost anything.  I have to confess, I took it for granted.  I know, I know.  How could I take something like that for granted? I guess I…

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Kate Wittschen Encaustic Art

Kate Wittschen Encaustic Art Kate Wittschen Coastal Balance, 2017 Encaustic on panel 12 inches X 12 inches

What Are Your Mom Superpowers?

If you’re a mom, what are your superpowers? Well, you’re a mom.  So, that’s pretty powerful.  I mean – you created human life -not bad for a start;) I think most mothers underestimate their personal power and influence – what I like to call our superpowers.  Even those of us with college degrees and professional experience sometimes wonder if we…

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Time for Change…

  A quote was dogging me for months last spring.  I know you’ve heard it,  “The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. – Socrates”  Over and over it appeared.  I felt like it was everywhere. At the time I’d been volunteering for years with parents and teachers,…

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