31 December 2013

Ring in the New Year with These Brunch Ideas

 Sharing this space with me over all of these years has brought me immense joy. I am humbled that you still come by to read, share, cook and encourage.  I hope that you and your loved ones have had an excellent holiday season and are filled with hope and joy for an amazing 2014. Cook something new. Eat something amazing and love every moment of it. Happy New Year, Bonne Année, Buon Anno, Feliz Año Nuevo. No matter how you choose to celebrate we hope you are sharing a hearty brunch such as this with your loved ones.

My New Year Wishes for You...

H - Hours of happy times with your loved ones
A - Abundant time for relaxation
P - Prosperity
P - Plenty of love when you need it the most
Y - Youthful excitement at life's simple pleasures

N - Nights of restful slumber
E - Everything you need
W - Warmth of your kitchen and wise enough to enjoy it

Y - Years and years of good health
E - Enjoyment and mirth
A - Angels to watch over you
R - Remembrances of all the happy years!

What do you wish for 2014? Have a great year.


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  1. Happy New Year to you. Wishing you a prosperous and blessed 2014. What a wonderful collection of recipes! I love brunch type meals.

  2. Glorious food and recipes!

    Happy New Year. Wishing you alll the best for 2014.



  3. Happy New Year, Val.Wishing you health and happiness in the coming year. Hugs and New Year blessings...Mary

  4. I can't say which of these recipes I like the most. I love them all, really. You're so creative in the kitchen!

  5. What a great collection Val. I would have a very hard time choosing a favorite, but I would never turn down a serving of those perfectly cooked hash browns :)
    Happy New Year.

  6. Best wishes for a very happy and healthy new year for you!

  7. Brunch is definitely one of my favorite meals! Loving all these ideas!!

  8. Beautiful!!! Happy new year Val!! xxxx

  9. A treasure trove:)!

    Your greeting is lovely..I think you have covered something for each and every one of us..
    I wish you the same too..

  10. Wishing you all the best for the New Year. Wonderful suggestions for brunch…I know my guests would enjoy anyone one of them.

  11. All those great recipes! Happy New Year, Val! May it be the best!

  12. Val,
    Happy New Year to you.
    Thank you for always leaving such nice comments on my blog.
    I hope 2014 is a kickass year for us both!

  13. Happy New Year! What an abundance of riches you have given us.

  14. Wonderful wishes and the very same to you, Val, Happy new year!

  15. Happy New Year! Love all the photos Hope you have a wonderful year

  16. And a very Happy New Year to you!!! What a great collection of brunches. I'm sure I'll be trying out a few of them in 2014.

  17. Happy New Year, Val! I just spent a half hour drooling over all the wonderful treats you have made during the holidays! As usual, your presentation makes us eager to make at LEAST a few of these dishes! Your blog always inspires me to keep at my little spot in the blogosphere! Thanks so much for being a role model for all of us out here!

    1. You're too kind Susan. I feel the same way about your adventures in writing and cooking. I think as long as we both still enjoy blogging and being part of this amazing community our blogs will persevere.

  18. Val, what a lovely New Year wish! And what a positively stunning collection of food. Oh my, where to start? The photographs are beautifully done, and everything sounds so good, so tantalizing. I love seeing the Dutch Babies! They are great - and I say let this be the year of the Dutch Baby! Best wishes to you for a wonderful New Year!

    1. Thank you for your kind words Adri. Yes I agree, we need to start a new trend and make this the year of the Dutch Baby with every fresh fruit imaginable. Looking at your own blog poached pears would be nice:D

  19. Happy New Year! What a stunning selection of brunch ideas. Sadly brunch is not something that happens often enough in the UK. I would happily eat any one of those dishes at any time of day!

  20. This is just the best post to start the year Val! Gorgeous photography my friend! Thank you for the list of well wishes for the new year too! I wish you all good things and many, many blessings! And now, I hope that I don't run out of printer ink while this post prints off!


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