Issaquah is country town with intriguing shops and old time theatres. Many people hike the mountain trails or bike ride. I hadn’t been to their zoo in years and decided to visit it. I was impressed with the changes and more animals added for a small zoo. A local artist opened an art gallery on…Read more »
If you like macaroons then this is the cookie for you. Preheat oven to 325 F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. You will need these ingredients: 1 14 ounce bag of coconut, shredded 1 cup butterscotch chips 2/3 cup chopped or sliced almonds 2 tsp. almond extract 1/2 cup dried dates or cranberries…Read more »
I wanted to make a strawberry rhubarb pie, but I didn’t have any strawberries. I used raspberries instead and it turned out sweet and juicy. I highly recommend it. You will need: 3 c. raspberries 3 c. chopped rhubarb 4 T. butter, melted 1 T. vanilla 1 c. sugar 1/2 c. flour 1/2 tsp. cinnamon…Read more »
Here is a humorous tidbit I found tucked inside a book. Married Woman’s Cake: 1 pound of love 1 pound perfect trust and confidence pinch of unselfishness sprinkle of interest in all he does mix all with a gill of oil of sympathy flavor with a bright fireside and a lovely kiss bake well all…Read more »
I found this advice in an old cookbook and thought I would share it. It’s called, How to Preserve a Husband. Be careful in your selection. Do not choose too young and take only such varieties as have been reared in a good, moral atmosphere. When once decided upon and selected, let that part remain…Read more »
This trusting soul visited my backyard this morning. I sure was surprised!
Pt. Defiance is a 760-acre park in Tacoma, WA that includes a zoo with two aquariums, beach access, jogging trails, and beautiful gardens. It began as a military reservation with Ft. Nisqually at one point. In 1888, President Grover Cleveland authorized the land to be used as a public park. The rose garden has an…Read more »