“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~ Marcus Aurelius


Looking forward to a fun summer afternoon adventure at the PNE with good friends.

This is NOT the The Pop Shoppe pop I remember from my childhoodโ€ฆbut it is very tasty, a little sweet and a lot green! ๐Ÿน๐Ÿน๐Ÿนย Oh yeah…vodka and nostalgia make a very happy SmileyWife

Six years a Smiley Wife

Six years ago we said “I Do”. Today, I’m just as excited and happy to be his Smiley Girl for always and forever. Happy Anniversary my handsome hubby ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

It’s a sunny Wednesday, blueberries are in season and it’s rum day… What to do? Make blueberry mint daiquiris of course ๐Ÿนโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿน

A mound of meringue

Today is Lemon Meringue Pie Day. And it’s sunny, warm and really a perfect summer day. So why not try making a lemon meringue pie?

Now I’ve never made a real one… just a couple of those out of the box ones. And since we have drastically reduced our processed food consumption, that isn’t an option. So lemon meringue pie from scratch it is. Continue reading “A mound of meringue”