Italian Ricotta Easter Cookies

This traditional old world Italian cookie is commonly presented at Easter and Christmas.   This is a tender, buttery, cake-like cookie that is topped with a rich vanilla buttercream icing and then sprinkled with sprinkles of the season – fit for a queen!  These cookies are very easy to make.  The use of grated orange or … Read moreItalian Ricotta Easter Cookies

Once upon a time, there was a sad empty nester mom…

Once upon a time (one year ago tomorrow), a very sad, empty nester mom became a first-time Chicken Momma to two adorable baby chicks (above), Daphne  and Ella!  A week later, two more – Pearl and Etta (below). This was when I was facing my empty nest as my youngest child was preparing to go … Read moreOnce upon a time, there was a sad empty nester mom…