Cupcakes, Friends & being Grateful

If moods could be predicted like the weather today mine would be gray and dreary. Fortunately, that this is not the case.  Rather than storming into Monday morning, I’m slowly easing my way into the day with my morning cup of tea. Sipping, inhaling the steam and wrapping my fingers around the cup between typing…

Spiced Pear Tea Cake & Food with Friends

How does one top off a terrific dinner with friends?  The food was delicious, the wine delightful and the company superb.   To finish off a great evening I decided to make a Spiced Pear Tea Cake. Over the years, I’ve stumbled across various tea cake recipes. I’ve also had the ability to make and enjoy…