Simple networking tip for the anxious or exhausted…

In the last month I've been promoting my new business venture. This means an increase in networking activities, making connections, and I'm doing many more expansion type talks with people who are in circles I'm unfamiliar with. Speaking with so many new communities and individuals is enjoyable and fun, however... In the past when I've … Continue reading Simple networking tip for the anxious or exhausted…

A Mother’s Day message from my parents, and why it was strange….

As mom and dad spoke, I listened with great interest and intensity to what they were saying - hanging on each word. Ordinarily this would not be something I’d write about. But since the message arrived in an unusual way, and not through conventional channels of phone, email or text I knew I'd better tell … Continue reading A Mother’s Day message from my parents, and why it was strange….

Warm, Tempting and Delicious Cornbread

On cold winter days I like to bake up a storm and have the heat from the oven take the chill off the house.  I love to warm up with a great beef stew, bacon and potato soup, chili or a seafood chowder and my favorite companion to those bone warming creations is cornbread. I … Continue reading Warm, Tempting and Delicious Cornbread

Seared Scallop Salad and Chocolate Cake

Over the holidays the rich foods and decadent dessert tables are difficult to resist and by the time January rolls around, New Year Resolutions often include fad diets and self-promises to hit the gym.  Those pesky few pounds that were added during the cocktail party season simply need to come off. While I am certainly … Continue reading Seared Scallop Salad and Chocolate Cake

Small Bites & Dazzling Cocktails to bring in the New Year

The whirl wind holiday cocktail season is coming to a close and bringing in the New Year with tasty bites and stellar spirits is the perfect way to send 2012 on it's way and welcome 2013. Having great cuisine and cocktails for guests is always top priority, but as the last blast of the year … Continue reading Small Bites & Dazzling Cocktails to bring in the New Year