Childhood, Food, Link Party

The Easiest Cookie You Will Ever Make

  But you will have to wait three hours for them to bake.  I am upfront and honest because if that is too much of a commitment for you, then this is not your recipe. But let me just say that they are worth that wait time. I love meringue cookies. A little French patisserie in… Continue reading The Easiest Cookie You Will Ever Make

Christmas, Holidays, Humor

What I Did Over Christmas Vacation; The “We Didn’t Go Anywhere” Edition

I think I used that title for a post before hence the "we didn't go anywhere edition" part. I am nothing if not innovative. Or just nothing.  As my imaginative title suggests, we stayed at home for the most part for the two weeks that the children were home for Christmas break. Oh sure, we… Continue reading What I Did Over Christmas Vacation; The “We Didn’t Go Anywhere” Edition

Christmas, Food, Link Party

Gingerbread Cookie Making for the Soul

It has been established that my youngest daughter likes gingerbread. Making it, eating it, looking at it, bathing in it. It started with my mom and her love of gingerbread. When she lived closer, she would make a gingerbread house with my oldest daughter every Christmas. Then when they moved away, they would keep up… Continue reading Gingerbread Cookie Making for the Soul

Food, Humor, Link Party

Non-Chemical Shitstorm Rice Krispie Treats

I wrote this post a few months ago but wanted to share it because, well, because I feel the need to take you down with me on this pain spiral journey. By the way, I had the weekend of my life this past weekend. A weekend that will go down as likely the weekend that… Continue reading Non-Chemical Shitstorm Rice Krispie Treats

Food, Humor, Link Party

Rolo Cake

I love chocolate. It's an addiction really. Like, I need to have chocolate every day of my life. Not just "once a month" or when I am feeling "naughty". Chocolate for me is like air to, well, everybody. If I don't have it, I go through withdrawal symptoms. I can't even think of the last… Continue reading Rolo Cake

Dieting, Humor

My Weight Watchers Must Haves. YOU CAN STILL HAVE BROWNIES. And a Weight Update.

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  My jeans are loose. The ones that used to be tight after you wash them? Then you reason that it's because you just washed them so of course, they are tight! I mean, who has… Continue reading My Weight Watchers Must Haves. YOU CAN STILL HAVE BROWNIES. And a Weight Update.

Blogging, Chicago, Friends, Humor, Sponsored Post

Vanilla Ice Has Got NOTHING on this Company

  So last week, I got to be a part of something pretty cool. I have met so many amazing friends blogging but I am very lucky to have some really cool blogging peeps that live right here in the Chicago area. One of those is MJ Tam. Never heard of her? Not for long.....she… Continue reading Vanilla Ice Has Got NOTHING on this Company