Friday’s First: First Paragraph, Fourth Chapter

Vivian Richards held her favorite coffee mug between her palms embracing its warmth.  The mug, handmade and painted with what she called a mix of goldenrod and mustard, was her favorite possession. She had found the mug sitting unloved, alone and unpopular on the shelf behind the barista taking her order at her favorite localContinue reading “Friday’s First: First Paragraph, Fourth Chapter”


1 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 ½ tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg ½ tsp cloves 2 tbsp instant coffee ½ cup salted butter, browned To the browned butter you will add: 2 tbsp 1 tbsp Torani Pumpkin Pie syrup 1 tbsp Cinnamon Whiskey (optional) 2 tsp instant coffee 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cupContinue reading “PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE COOKIES”

A Simple Cup of Coffee

After traveling and enjoying a blessed, but busy weekend, I spent this Monday morning enjoying breakfast at a local diner with my husband.  After we played “catch up” with all the things we wanted to talk about our conversation shifted to our cups of coffee. Simple cups of diner quality coffee, both drank hot andContinue reading “A Simple Cup of Coffee”