I can hardly believe it's still snowing and even though most of the people I know are ready for it to be spring, I'm not. Ok, I really don''t care for white knuckled-driving, and the ritual of putting on all the 'stuff' just to walk the dog, but I really enjoy baking when it's cold out! More than half the time it's not even about eating it, but being creative with food. Having good friends over for a nice meal is on my top five favorite things to do. This past Saturday, I had some really dear old friends over for brunch. The sun was even shining in the kitchen as I put the meal together. My friends are winter seasoned enough to know to bring along their slippers! The fireplace was going, the smell of fresh coffee, and the white and green quiche just out of the oven along with my sour cream cherry scones under the big glass bell jar were all present to greet them. I even enjoy doing the dishes afterwards, just thinking about all the things we yacked about. Then that night, I had a long hot, soak in the tub. No fancy-pants scents, just old fashioned Epsom salts. I know it's all in your head how you choose to feel about anything. I choose to enjoy every ounce of life I can.