Every now and then I come across books that stir my imagination and creativity. I highly recommend reading them.
Simple Secrets to a Beautiful Home: Creating a Place You and Your Family Will Love
By Emilie Barnes (Author)
I found this gem in the lobby at the Carlisle Inn. If you haven’t already read it, be sure to get a copy. Written by best-selling author and home-management expert Emilie Barnes, it’s a fabulous little book full of inspiration, great ideas, and useful tips on how to easily weave beauty and happiness into the fabric of your daily life. BUY THE BOOK
Cooking with Flowers: Sweet and Savory Recipes with Rose Petals, Lilacs, Lavender, and Other Edible Flowers
By Miche Bacher (Author) and Miana Jun (Photographer)
This easy-to-use cookbook is brimming with scrumptious botanical treats—from sweet violet cupcakes, pansy petal pancakes, daylily cheesecake, and rosemary flower margaritas to savory sunflower chickpea salad, chive blossom vinaigrette, herb flower pesto, and mango orchid sticky rice. There are over 100 recipes with tips and tricks for finding, cleaning, and preparing edible blossoms. BUY THE BOOK