Month: August 2018

Simply Simplifying

Six years ago I began to realize how hectic life had become not just for me, but for almost everyone around me.  So many people worked long hours and juggled family issues, health concerns and…
forever fudge

Forever Fudge – by Nancy Coco

It’s just after Labor Day weekend at Mackinac Island, Michigan. Allie McMurphy, owner of the McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop, thought with the tourist season winding down, she’d have a bit of a break.  Wrong…
ginger

Ginger Root

It took me a long time to realize how a few pieces of fresh ginger could really add a wallop to my chicken or vegetable stir fry.  Then I discovered various ginger salad dressings –…
cold brew coffee

Crack a Cold One: Cold Brewed Coffee

What’s your coffee style?  Traditional black morning coffee, basic latte, gourmet latte, iced coffee?  How about the roast: Italian, Columbian, French, Breakfast Blends, etc. and if those aren’t enough choices, uh oh – do we…