I love how circumstances pop up and give you the opportunity to react. You can take in the good aspect of a scenario, let go of the bad, and create something beautiful. Or you can mope, waste your energy worrying, and miss out on the chance for innovation. It requires a choice and some […]
Yes, I am still defiantly avoiding a juice cleanse or a green smoothie marathon, almost two weeks into the new year. And I do not apologize if this pecan pie recipe tempts you past your threshold and sends you back to your pre-2014 indulgent self. You will honestly thank me, if this happens. Pecan pie […]
Happy beginnings of the holiday season! It is also the season for pie-baking, one of my favorite things to do. Personally, there are times when I want to bake an entire pie and either share it with some friends or devour most of it myself. There are other times, however, I just want to have […]
…because summer is such a hard habit to break! Fare thee well, summer, but just before I officially express my sorrow, concerning your all too soon departure, I think I will sit and savor the lingering ripe peaches you’ve recently sent my way. You’d better cue the music. I picked up about ten last-of-the-season peaches […]
Rooted in a love of gardening and crafting cocktails from what I grow in my backyard, holly & flora is a resource for garden-to-glass drinks that are seasonally driven and culinarily influenced.