We enjoyed a lovely New Year’s Eve with friends and followed it with a full day of house cleaning and a delicious dinner of pan-fried yellow lake perch, rosemary cornbread, roasted potatoes, and black-eyed peas (we used this recipe as a guide, but Ryan gave it his own spin). Here’sContinue Reading

Whether it’s watching the ball drop in Times Square, doing your best Auld Lang Syne rendition, celebrating with family and friends, or whatever your New Year’s Eve plans are on this last day of 2014, we wish you a very happy New Year’s Eve and a wonderful New Year ahead. Hold yourContinue Reading

This was my view of the last sunrise of 2013 and it was quite a beautiful one! We flew home on New Year’s Eve and even managed to stay up until midnight, even though we’d had only 4 hours of sleep the night before and a 2+ hour flight delayContinue Reading

Happy New Year’s Eve! Although I find myself, for the second year in a row now, sick with a cold on New Year’s Eve, I vow to still make it a happy New Year’s Eve at that. In my coziest pj’s with my hot tea by my side, I willContinue Reading