About Me

Birthday with grandkidsI am a person who loves beauty and harmony and believes in “peace on earth goodwill towards men”.  I grew up in a loving family with a creative and resourceful mother whose world comes alive when the roses are in bloom.  Through her inspiration, she guided me to places where I discovered my creative juices. My father showed me that some of life’s dearest experiences stem from working the soil, planting seeds and eating tomatoes off the vine.  My husband of 40+ years continues to teach me to respect my taste buds and trusts that art comes from cooking with butter, real vanilla and fine chocolate. Our choicest moments occur while working in the kitchen together listening to Mozart and Mendelssohn, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. He’s a lover of classic literature and charms me with talk of Dickens, Victor Hugo, Shakespearian quotes,  and recites a few lines of poetry here and there. We are parents to 4 wonderful children. 3 daughters and 1 son and at least 2 dogs. Our greatest pleasure is realized when family and friends come to our table for a good meal.  So, pull up a chair and stay for awhile. This is our chance to make the world a better place and I am delighted you dropped by.