Category Archives: chocolate

Feeding the ghouls and goblins

We’re just one day away from Halloween and it’s time to talk about safety in trick or treating. I’m not talking about the kids, though that’s important.   I’m talking about homeowners. One year I wasn’t around to give out treats to the little angels and goblins. When I came home my birdbath was in [...]

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You can bring me flowers. Just hold the hyacinths

Nothing is more beautiful than a deep purple or pink hyacinth. From a distance. Yes, they are gorgeous Easter flowers. Cheap too. The thing about hyacinths, though… and lilies…and daffodils…is that they smell. Strong.   That causes a severe allergy for some people, including me. I love getting a whiff of them outdoors and even [...]

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Chocolate makes love grow, it does

If you think about chocolate for Valentine’s Day, or any day for that matter, we have treat for you.   We have information from the Culinary Institute of America about dipping chocolate and you can dip just about any food. Some common ones are strawberries, bananas or marshmallows. I prefer pretzels, love the sweet and [...]

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