Happy 2015!! Gosh, this year can ONLY be better than last year for me. I’m wishing health and happiness to all of you. Enjoy time with your loved ones, marvel over the beauty of the mountains, ocean and fresh air (If you have that nearby…)
Making resolutions is about improving your quality of life, improving upon the individual you already are. Goals are important in pushing your life to be the fullest. We only get one chance on this ride so its important to make it an awesome one. Read the rest of this entry »
Sriracha. It’s just so delicious! Often referred to as yuppy ketchup – I really don’t care! It gives that spicy bite to Vietnamese Pho, some extra kick to grilled salmon and makes a damn good aioli. Read the rest of this entry »
Okay folks! The last promised recipe. I KNOW I’m going to get some e-mails asking where the Crack Cookie recipe is. It happens every year! Read the rest of this entry »
This next one comes to you from the OG when it comes to cookies. A name we all know and use in a pinch…And this is just a dressed up version of her cookie mixes….Ladies and Gentlemen, It’s from good ol’ Betty Crocker. Read the rest of this entry »
Okay, these next few recipes are coming at you fast and furious. I promised them to you by yesterday and I’m obviously running a few hours behind so I’m not going to drone on and on. Straight down to business, folks! Read the rest of this entry »
All I want for Christmas is double ovens. Is that too much to ask for, Santa? Holy cookies! Hours, upon hours of baking these delicious little suckers. I love my kitchen but if it could double in size overnight, I would be grateful. Like, forever. Read the rest of this entry »
Forty-Eight glorious minutes until the kids are off for NINE DAYS!! Thank you, thank you, thank you for these precious lazy mornings, a much needed/deserved break, and quality time to spend together. Read the rest of this entry »
After recovering for over two weeks from a Hysterectomy, the last thing I expected my doctor to call me with was cancer.
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I’m on house arrest.
Not by choice. And not by legal means of enforcement. But nonetheless, I am home-bound. For a little while, anyway.
Uncomfortable Health Issues are something that people seem to steer clear of in conversation. They’re easier for all to avoid. Especially if you are a woman and going through something with your “lady parts.” It’s not something we talk about. Our husbands/fathers/boyfriends/sons do not like to even think about this stuff. Hell, I don’t even think I know what my cervix was for. So I can guarantee that neither my husband nor my father does.
Did you know that in the United States, approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed each year, and the procedure is the second most frequently performed major surgical procedure among reproductive-aged women? The first most frequently performed surgery is a c-section.
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My friend Laura opened this adorable studio to host craft workshops. These aren’t your run of the mill Joann’s fabrics classes, kids. These are full fledged super hip workshops; macrame, wood working, dream catchers, chalk art, floral arranging. Read the rest of this entry »