At Last, Spring! Open House

May 08, 2018

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Irish Soda Scones

March 16, 2018

When I moved to New York City after college, I worked at Cartier, in their flagship store on Fifth Avenue.  It was a great job, although I was too young to...

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February Getaway to Paris and London

March 04, 2018 1 Comment

Those of you who are friends in Oldwick and on Instagram know I’ve been out of town the last few weeks.  I was in Paris and London, where I stocked up on inspiration as well as one-of-a-kind antique and vintage treasures for the shop....

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Buttermilk Macaroni and Cheese

January 27, 2018

It seems the Journal is turning into a cooking blog!  There will be more diverse posts, I promise, but right now, I’m enjoying my time in the kitchen, especially since winter is my favorite season to cook.

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Winter Days

January 06, 2018 3 Comments

My gosh, it’s cold in New Jersey, and I must admit, I love it! Bundled up to my eyes - literally - in layers of down and polar fleece and with the dog leading the way, outside we go...

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Italian Plum Coffee Cake

October 29, 2017 1 Comment

In New Jersey, it has finally taken a turn towards steady autumn weather. The farmers markets are filling up with root vegetables and fall fruits....

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