THE HOUSE ON COTTAGE GROVE TWIN BEDROOM

Hello friends. I hope you are enjoying a relaxing Labor Day. I’m very sorry for the radio silence of late. Life and The House On Cottage Grove have simply gotten in the way of my blogging. I, and my small construction crew, have been working so hard to complete the renovation of this very special […]

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SCRUMPTIOUS STRAWBERRY UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE

Welcome! Today I’m going to share with you my absolutely scrumptious Strawberry Upside-Down Cake recipe. I’ve made it twice lately, first for my Healthy Cooking Group who absolutely LOVED it. Our theme this month was healthy, fresh & summery. Well, I’ll admit this recipe might not have been the most healthy dessert I could have made, […]

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DECADENT LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE RECIPE

DECADENT LOBSTER MACARONI AND CHEESE RECIPE As I mentioned in a recent “Sundays With Celia” post, we got together for our monthly Comfort Food Dinner last week. This time it was hosted by our dear friends, Ruth & Mark. A lovely table was set alfresco on their beautiful patio. I really liked the colorful and festive […]

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HOW TO HOST A SENSATIONAL SUMMERTIME SOIRÉE

Hello there! So, my husband’s birthday was a couple of weeks ago. I love that he was born in the month of July, as it’s the perfect month for entertaining alfresco, something I love to do on our European-style terrace. So today I’d like to share with you how to host a sensational summertime soirée. […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 42

Hi there! Thanks very much for stopping in today for Sundays With Celia Vol 42. Looking Back on Sunday Hey there, did you catch my delicious blog post this week for my go-to summer dessert, Fresh Fruit Pavlova? We also went Bowling At The White House. Now that’s an experience that will be remembered for a […]

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FRESH FRUIT PAVLOVA

Fresh Fruit Pavlova, the most iconic Australian dessert is my go-to summertime confection. It was named after Anna Pavlova, the Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries, and was reportedly created by an Australian Chef to resemble the lightness of the ballerina herself. And light it is, as the meringue […]

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