Quick Motivational Reads

Merry Post-Christmas!  First off, I hope you all enjoyed my cookie recipes and that at least one of them was a hit at your holiday parties.  At least for right now I’m going to give recipes a rest, but they’ll be peppered into my future posts for sure. Since not listening to my all-knowing parents…

Happy Thanksgiving

I would like to wish all my readers a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving! Count your blessings today and every day of the year! Actually, on second thought, forget healthy – this is the one day of the year when you can eat until you pop a button off.  Cheers!   photo credit: http://www.eatlikenoone.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/happythanksgiving.jpg

Crowning Glory: Thanksgiving Stuffing

I think I’m going to go for the WOW factor this year and I’m taking a stab at making the stuffing.  Sure turkey is the dish that everyone talks about, it’s the staple of the Thanksgiving meal, it’s what the pilgrams ate and blah blah blah… but the stuffing is by far everyone’s favorite, right?…

Excited for Fall

Although I’m typically a beach bum who mourns the end of summer, this year for some reason I’m very excited for autumn!  The changing leaves, the back-to-school vibe, bringin’ out the boots and sweaters — everything about it has me amped up. For those of us fortunate enough to live on a latitude that enjoys 4…

Cellphone Dependency

Last night my iPhone wouldn’t turn on… it didn’t show the “dead battery” screen or anything (+ it had been charging earlier), it was simply lifeless.  I nearly panicked – how would I get in touch with my father or confirm my meeting?  How would I know when to meet for lunch?  What would happen…

Karaoke Blunders

Karaoke has always simply been a spectator sport for me; I’ll go out to the bar on karaoke night and watch my friends look silly and it’s a pretty good time.  I can sing along from my seat, but to grab the mic is a big step. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t like…