Pretty-as-a-picture Layered Pound Cake
Some might call this cheating, but I call it smart. Take a prepared pound cake (of course, you can always opt for my Lemon-Glazed Five Flavor Pound Cake), slice it into pieces about 1-inch thick, then cut each piece in half. Put one of those half-slices onto a dessert plate, top with sliced strawberries and a dollop of fresh unsweetened whipped cream, then top with the other half-slice. Add more strawberries, whipped cream, and a sprig
Remember coloring books when you were a kid? There's something about the smell of crayons and the excitement of seeing a picture come to life that reminds me of how important simple pleasures can be. These days, I truly love adult coloring books, which aren't X-rated at all but depict intricate floral patterns and whimsical images; in fact, these coloring books are being called modern-day meditation, because of the way people can really get lost in the activity, allowing them
I don't know about you, but I'm ready for fall — cozy sweaters, bubbling casseroles, and apple picking are somewhere out there on the horizon. In the meantime, summer doesn't seem to want to give up quite yet where I am, even if Labor Day is a thing of the past. So I'm hosting an Indian Summer Tea Party.
While most people think of this time of year as Back to School, I think of it as "Back to Busy". The lazy days of summer are over — even if the weather is still warm — and