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Don’t you just love bed and breakfasts?  The last year that we lived in Georgia, Josh and I both worked outside of the home so we booked stay-cations in order to make the most of our time together. We picked out a neat little B&B nestled in the woods outside of Culloden, Georgia. We needed to escape and this was the perfect retreat.  Today, I wanted to bask in the beauty and tranquility of that place.  Won’t you join me? View full post »

  • Landon Jones - What a beautiful place! A shame it’s no longer a B&B. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Simple Livin' gal - Thank you for commenting, Landon. It’s truly my pleasure.I looked online and it appears that the website for The Hermitage has been taken down. I can only assume that it is no longer open to guests.ReplyCancel

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Warm, soothing, soft, and fragrant oatmeal bread tops my list of comfort foods.  This recipe is exactly where I turn when life has served up sadness, loss, and heartache.  Even living in a Pacific island paradise like Hawaii doesn’t cushion me from bad days and while it’s hard to imagine, a person can actually lay in a hammock gently rocked by trade winds in the shade of palm trees and sob.  When absolutely nothing helps: bake this bread and find solace. View full post »

kitchenrenovationsConfession: I suffered chronic counter-envy for the last decade.  My counter-envy intensified every single time I saw granite or marble countertops in magazines and in the backdrop of cooking posts on other blogs.  Even while my inner tree-hugging hippy clutched her hemp necklace in horror, I dreamed of replacing the counters in our Georgia house with sleek, sophisticated, and classy slabs of polished nonrenewable rock.  Imagine my delight when I discovered an inexpensive alternative which still gave the look and feel of granite without the guilt! View full post »