My New Farmhouse Kitchen

My spirit has pulled me this way and that in the last year or so. And I find myself, now, back home again. In the valley. Just outside Paonia, Colorado.

the view from here -
the view from here – in the North Fork Valley just outside Paonia, Colorado, my back yard

It’s a little bit like heaven on earth. And a bit of a story, too.

a little bit like heaven on earth
a little bit like heaven on earth

The short version is, my heart won out over – logic? We will see, as time goes by. But I look at my promptings, the steps along the way, as synchronistic gifts. What do you think? Take a peek at my new environs. Doesn’t this just RADIATE Pachamama’s Beautiful Food all over??

I pray this magic kitchen will inspire me, and be the place where I see my cookbook published. It feels so good, I love to hang out here, and cook and cook, and cook. New recipes coming soon, I promise.

Today I awoke before dawn, memories of my housewarming party last night tumbling through my head, the sound of rain tapering off from the eaves, and crickets. I still have to blink, several times, and maybe even pinch myself, how quickly this all happened, and that here I am, back, all unpacked, in this beautiful, quirky, inspirational town. Back where I belong.

7 Comments Add yours

  1. welcome back! 🙂 i’m in carbondale. i just took my first trip to paonia last week – fell totally in love. your abode is so precious, just like you. i imagine our paths will cross at some point, now that you’re so close! 😉

    1. Yay, Audrey! Now we HAVE to meet 🙂 Thanks so much for your sweet words. Paonia is a ‘lil piece of heaven – glad you could visit here! I remember photos of your lovely living space too – we should definitely plan a visit someday!

      1. i would LOVE that! i work at a little place in bonedale called the annex… you would love it, i think. we sell local beef, eggs, produce, etc. right off 133. i was so thrilled when i saw your post and the words “the valley” – this place sure is special, particularly for foodies 😉 do you know of any farm-to-table dinners coming up that i can put on my calendar? let’s stay in touch for sure!! ❤

      2. Audrey, I will have to look this place (and you!) up my next trip through Carbondale. Yes…. “the valley”…. I want to make sure you know about Fresh and Wyld = they are a must visit place while in Paonia! Farm to table dinners:

      3. perfect!! thank you so much! xo

  2. Sandra says:

    Beautiful, Margaret! I want to be the first to buy your cookbook! Sending love from NC!

    1. Thank you for your bright, sweet energy, Sandra, and your intention of being the first to purchase my cookbook! Sending love!

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