I have the privilege of doing what I love: Having a floral business out of our historical, Italianate home in a special little town. Now if we could add a little greenhouse/cafe' to it, our dreams would be reality. I'm passionate about living the Christian life, being a wife, mom and business woman. I have been homeschooling 5 kids forever! What a blast; what a privilege! Cooking, landscaping, interior decorating are 3 more of multiple passions. Cookbooks used to be an obsession, but after so many years of cooking, I'm gladly to the point that I can throw things together w/o them to survive happily. Now collecting recipes on this sight is a bonus! I have a newlywed daughter, and I find recipes for her! It's an excuse to take a break from work! One pet peeve is that parents are not teaching their kids to eat a great variety of nutritional foods. Their palates are soooo limited! I think this is a HUGE mistake! Enough said!