Shedding Light on the Family Tree: A Short One on Shortbread

The 19th in a series of posts about my family treeInspired by Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Prompt: Food and Drink For some time I’ve been eyeing a handwritten recipe for my Scottish great grandmother, Jane (Robson) Gordon’s shortbread. It’s one I inherited after my granny Alice, her daughter, died in 1994. … More Shedding Light on the Family Tree: A Short One on Shortbread

Tea Time

Daily Prompt: Leap ~*~ “Leap’s a funny word, isn’t it, Aunt Sal?” “Why do you say that?” I ask while brushing the mud off my boots before entering the house. We’ve been out at the barn feeding the horses. Such a mucky day as the seasons transition. “Well,” Manda pulls off her boots and shoves … More Tea Time

Gelato Fantasy

  Daily Prompt: 32 Flavours ~*~ Vari-coloured gelato Tempting every taste bud. What to choose? Wha’d ever you want! It’s a vacation. It’s Venizia … On the Calle dei Fabri … A minute from our hotel. Gelato twice a day. Molto bene! Molto delizioso! Nuff said! Yummmmmm …. ~*~ Honestly … ice cream will never taste the same again. … More Gelato Fantasy

A Special Ring

Daily Prompt: Sliced Bread Most of us have heard the saying, “That’s the best thing since sliced bread!” What do you think is actually the best thing since sliced bread? ~*~ “Sliced bread” doesn’t have the same special ring to it that it once had. At least, not to me. I recently found out I … More A Special Ring