Della Fattoria Bread; Best Sonoma County Cookbook 2014

Della Fattoria Bread Cookbook 2014

We all search for things in life.  Love, the perfect pair of pants, the most super fabulous vacation. My quest: bread cookbooks. Not just any bread cookbooks.  I want one that makes me a bread baking champion.  A recipe where I can cavort around the kitchen saying  “Yeah, I made this…no big…” Major magic happening in…

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Shop Party, Santa Rosa’s Indie Craft Fair


I’m a gift giver.  It’s in my DNA. I love the element of surprise from an unexpected present.  A sense of happiness waves over me when I’ve chosen the perfect gift.  Presents need to be on point.  I set high expectations for myself. From the minute I could make my own,  I was showering family and friends with gifts.  Some might call…

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My Drip Coffee Experiment


A friend of mine has been going crazy for pour-over coffee, also known as drip coffee. So when the makers of San Francisco’s Nee coffee dripper offered me a chance to try their product, I was excited. I’m always searching for that perfect cup of coffee with major wow! factor. Then again aren’t all coffee lovers?

We all need a Vegan Love Muffin

Vegan Pumpkin Muffin

We all need a vegan love muffin, don’t we?  Presumptuous of me I know, but just go with it… I promise:  you’ll love your vegan love muffin. Easy to make and even easier to eat. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, why not start your day with a little love? Pumpkin, cinnamon, all-spice, ginger, nutmeg and…

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