3 Tips to Ignite Creativity

3 Tips to Ignite Creativity

 “Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.”  — Mary Lou Cook To be perfectly honest, I never considered the meaning of the word “creativity” as taking risks or...
Braised Short Ribs Recipe

Braised Short Ribs Recipe

One of my personal favorite entrees, served any time of the year is Braised Short Ribs. The first time I fell in love with braised short ribs was when I was in a restaurant called Christina’s on Orcas Island, in Washington State. This recipe is from her cookbook,...
A New Look For a New Year

A New Look For a New Year

insidewink’s editors monthly “share”   Hello friends,  Happy New Year! We are excited to share this new website design with you and want to give a big thanks to Patti and Steve from Smacksmog for all their help! 2019 was a very encouraging year for...
Apple Cake Recipe

Apple Cake Recipe

It’s apple season, and there are so many types to choose from! Here’s a delicious apple cake recipe that my sister, Audrey, shared with me many years ago.  She’s an amazing cook (and sister) and I’m always so grateful when she says,...
Family Traditions

Family Traditions

I have been part of and enjoyed many traditions throughout my life, and they have all served me well… creating a sense of connectedness and comfort via familiarity and consistency. Traditions can be small, like sending out a few yearly cards, or grand, like annual...
Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe

Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe

A delicious autumn treat with just a dash of pizazz. Just hearing the word, “pumpkin” conjures up memories of cool, crisp autumn days, when I always looked forward to going pumpkin picking with my kids. Back in the day, I would make my own pumpkin puree for this...
Maple Pecan Scones

Maple Pecan Scones

Sweet, warm, delicious – perfect for an autumn morning! Not sure if it’s my English/Irish heritage, but just the sound of Maple Pecan scones sound absolutely dreamy… and hey, it’s sort of an invitation to enjoy breakfast in bed one morning for...
Getting Through Changes

Getting Through Changes

…What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within us out into the world, miracles happen. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Be assured that change is inevitable. Life is constantly evolving...
Walnut Crusted Salmon

Walnut Crusted Salmon

One of Jean’s favorite ways to prepare a tasty salmon dinner for friends and family. This Walnut Crusted Salmon recipe comes from the magazine called “Heart-Smart Recipes”.  My dear friend shared it with me, as she knows I like to prepare healthy,...

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