cheddar pull-apart bread 2

 winter has been chomping at the bit to make an early entrance.

today marks the first official snow day, with schools and business closed all around town. over two feet of the white stuff is in the forecast around my house. snow plows hum down the roads, shovels are at the ready and we are as ready as can be.

if you have been a reader here for more than a minute, you may have picked up three things: all my recipes are gluten-free, i have an unfortunate affinity for sweets, and i am NO fan of the cold. Read More +


disclosure: smugglers’ notch was an inaugural sponsor of  blog brûlée. i was not, however, compensated or asked to write this post. opinions expressed are my own.

gra·mer·cy  [gr-uh-mur-see]

archaic. (interjection) – used to express gratitude or surprise
 i believe strongly in the power of gratitude. of being thankful for what we have. of expressing appreciation.
it keeps our souls healthy and it brings joy to the front.
so on mondays, the dreaded return to the grind day, i plan to begin with an attitude of gratitude. not always food-related, but sometimes. maybe a product i love. possibly a place i miss… always gramercy!
 today i am thankful for an amazing place near jeffersonville, vermont… smugglers’ notch resort.
i’m thankful for two reasons (at least):

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