Last weekend we took the whole family to a nearby produce stand. We were craving something that tasted fresh from the garden and since I don't have my own garden, we found this place. The fields were full of fall-colored flowered. Can't wait for those cooler days to come. But for now, we are reveling in the height of summer sunshine and produce. It's easy to go overboard here and buy much more than you can use in the next few days. I don't even like okra but they look so inviting in those cute blue crates. These tomatoes inspired a caprese salad for lunch: tomato slices cut into quarters, hunks of fresh mozzarella, snipped basil leaves, salt, pepper and drizzles of olive oil and red wine vinegar. These strawberries wound up being dunked in Silky Chocolate Fondue . Every girl dreams of doing her shopping with one of these adorable woven baskets, doesn't she? Even the boys had fun playing in the sand while I took m
:-) Some of my favorite childhood memories are of power-outs. Candlelight, books read aloud, everyone clustered around the fireplace... I might have to do intentional power-outs when I have a home of my own.ReplyDelete
God bless you!
We recently had the power off for 24 hours. We were the lucky ones. People in town were without electricity for days.The weather was wild and windy and cold. We did enjoy the candles and snuggling together under blankets. Must admit I missed my hot shower though!