The unexpected package is filled with Christmastime food. Decades prior, I sat before a table covered with red pistachios, pink and white popcorn, mysterious chocolate, and thin ribbon candy. Surrounded by love. Now, with my own children, I’m having an old-fashioned Christmas. My answer in 42-words to the question: what did you get me?
***Originally published 11/26/2014 (Edited and updated 11/15/2015)*** Easy Thanksgiving Cranberry Side Dish Recipe Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. When else is it acceptable to eat a huge meal, consume a plateful of desserts, and then, only hours later, start the whole process over? Also, as a guest I am one step up from the kiddie […]
Grit Magazine Website Update I’ve been a writer for GRIT Magazine website for a little over two months. GRIT focuses on all things rural, and I’m honored to be included in GRIT’s blogging community! This has been a great opportunity to practice writing while exploring topics with a country loving lifestyle flair. Thank you for following […]
OREO cookies are delicious. This is not merely my gluttonous opinion. Oreos are in fact the best-selling cookies in the world.¹ About two weeks ago I was visiting a couple of friends. We chatted about this and that and somehow OREO cookies came up: specifically, Double Stuf OREOs. With great abandon and little regard to my friends’ […]
Pumpkin Spice is Invading; Gourd Your Loins (SATIRE) There’s a chill in the air and pumpkin spice in everything—that’s right, fall is in your latte and more. Pumpkin is no longer just a nasty pie made by your grandma that requires a shit ton of whipped topping to make it remotely edible. All of pumpkin […]