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Cranberry Scones

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage by the Sea. ♡ I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ♡ It’s early Saturday and I just finished baking up some scones for our weekend guest. I figured they’d be perfect to begin our day… and they go very well with French roasted coffee that my husband is a master of brewing up. The scone recipe is quite customizable, as you can use any type of berry. Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups of flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon sugar A pinch of salt 1/2 cup cold butter 1 egg white (I use the yolk for the egg wash) 1/2 cup milk or cream 1 tablespoon zest, and 6 ounces fresh cranberries. Directions: In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt. Cut the butter … Continue reading

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Gals Gone Wild!

Howdy partner! How was your first week of April? Here on the coast March was wet and wild. Yes mam….wild! As in ride~em cowgirl! And trust me I did! The wind blew in one direction, while the rain went in another. And this former So. Cal Gal was fantasizing about those swaying palm trees in Palm Springs. April arrived and  I was so ready for the outdoors. Joe had recently surprised me with two passes to go horseback riding. Yes, you read this correctly..TWO! Woo! Hoo! So I grabbed my gal friend JR and said “Let’s Go!  Btw…every gal needs a gal friend that she can say “let’s go!” and they reply “Par~taay!” If you don’t have such a friend no worries because you can giddy up and come with me, well actually us. Today you gidd to be part of this fun posse ride! This is Cherokee Ain’t she pur~ty…she wants to have fun … Continue reading

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