2 ingredient pumpkin bisque, plus 3 adaptations

pickerimage-30 I have had the travel bug lately but am dismayed by the cost of airfare, leading me to wonder if I will ever cross the Pond again. So I sit contented at Manderley, traveling through the … read more»


small space solutions: laundry and linens

Downsizing from a seventeen room large home with two car garage to a nine room small and cozy home with detached “garage” has brought on some great challenges, such as where to put everything for … read more»


melon salad with toasted prosciutto

melon salad
I think we have found our rhythm here at Manderley Cottage.  I hate the word routine which for me conjures visions of repetitive boredom. Rhythm is better because it can change depending on mood or weather.   … read more»


Let there be chocolate


Let’s just say you bumped into me here in Williamsburg, Merchants Square to be exact, and asked me to point you in the direction of a good café, one with decadent chocolate desserts, quiet corners, … read more»


Oktoberfest lunch: pretzel wurst


Ok we have a winner! All BRK’s gang members liked this lunch. Hell froze over, pigs flew, and Easter was in May. They like pretzels, they like wurst, or in this case hot dogs, therefore … read more»

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