Grace, Frankie and Gigi?

Have you heard about the Coastal Grandmother lifestyle trend? Think Diane Keaton in Something’s Got to Give, where she has a fabulous beach house, dresses in neutral, natural fabrics, takes long walks on the beach, drinks freshly ground coffee, sips good wine, cooks simple but delicious food, listens to French music and, overall, enjoys travelingContinue reading “Grace, Frankie and Gigi?”

Aunt Josie’s Pickled Eggplant

My Aunt Josie used to tell a story about the first time she went to Italy to visit her cousins. They had been communicating via telephone (my Aunt Emma could speak Italian) but had never met. So Josie (and I’m assuming the other sisters) flew to Rome to visit. At the airport, they searched forContinue reading “Aunt Josie’s Pickled Eggplant”

Empower Farms

I’m so excited! And I just can’t hide it. Pointer Sisters I got my first C.S.A. box from Empower Farms last week. What is a C.S.A., you might ask? It is Community Supported Agriculture that lets you receive boxes of fresh, high quality produce and eggs throughout the growing season of your area. In SouthContinue reading “Empower Farms”