Stuffed Pork Loin with Primavera Salad

Yesterday we had close friends coming over for lunch.  We normally catch up quite regularly but this year has been more frantic than usual and these friends have also done some traveling so it’s been almost 12 months since we last enjoyed each other’s company. Sunday was a beautiful warm day and just perfect for […]

Hazelnut Torte and…Birthday Party Etiquette

I have a friend, Melissa, and she was telling me about how her daughter Chloe (aged seven) was invited to a birthday party by a girl in her daughter’s class.  Nothing unusual about that of course. But the mother of the birthday girl lives a busy life.  Not because she’s raising four small children and […]