English Breakfast in Seattle…

There is a western life of a lovely family.

The Happy Wonderer ~ ellen b.

It’s time forABC Wednesday started by Mrs. Nesbitt and administrated by Roger and the team! E is for English Breakfast in ellen b.’s kitchen in the Seattle area.

2014-08-24 Kt's 10yr + food1

My Seattle version of English breakfast! Whenever Dear and I get home from a trip to England we miss the breakfasts we enjoyed. We make our own version at home but it’s not that easy to find nice sausages like the ones we were able to enjoy in England.

2015-06-21 katy and jacobE is also for ellen b. This photo was taken at our daughter’s friend’s wedding this past June.

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Three days in the Garden State

The Garden State Days Left Wished.

Bridget Beth

This week I was treated to a lovely few days in Lambertville New Jersey to create cover art and chapter titles for Danny Seo’s new cookbook: Naturally, Delicious. Danny Seo is the leading Green Living expert and editor of Naturally magazine, and our photographer was Armondo Rafael who does work for the a Wallstreet Journal and assigments all over the world. (I was a little awestruck!) It was a lot of hard work, inspiring play, a learning experience, and of course…incredible food. I stayed in the Lambertville Station Inn along the Delaware River, where George Washington made his crossing. Everywhere you look in this green county there is quaint beauty, from the Wildflower Preserve to the colorful row houses filled with antiques. I wish I’d had more time to explore, but when the book comes out you’ll see why I was preoccupied. Here are a few shots of my very…

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September

Episteme

Bridget Beth

I love September.  It snuck up on me a few years ago. It used to make me cringe and worry about dark days and school, but now it’s one of my favorite months.  It’s still warm, yet the air changes into a golden, spicy, tangible hue. September feels like the hues of an Edmund Dulac painting to me:edmund dulacThere’s something in the shadows.  They’re longer and crisper, and the difference between golden leaves and dark hollows is more pronounced. I went for a run in the woods today and the valley smelled strongly of cedar and a sweet fruity smell like ripening apples. The earth gave a crunch and dust motes swirled. Autumn is making her way through the wood. I stood on the bridge looking over the canopy and little yellow birds flew from branch to branch.  A bright golden bug swirled far away in a shadow.  It caught…

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