I write because I love the feeling of challenging my thoughts. I run because I love the feeling of challenging my body. To be clear, I’m not in the big leagues, or even the little leagues of either of these, but I have a certain passion for both. A passion that ebbs and flows, shifting not with the tide but rather with my mood and my arthritis. Continue reading
It’s 4pm and I just realized it’s National Cupcake Day. And while it’s pretty easy to whip up a batch of these bite-sized treats anytime, especially if they’re from a box mix (shhhhh…) that day is not today. Instead I’ll reminisce over the time I made these insanely good Corona cupcakes … Continue reading
I feel like I owe the last two months an apology: “Dear 2017, I’m sorry it only took me two months to undo what it took me nearly six months to achieve.”
In what can only be described as a blur of stress, sleep-deprivation and thick-headedness, I have been … Continue reading
The cheating started out innocently enough. One episode here. A few more there. Betrayal. Deceit. Before I knew it I was a full-blown Netflix adulteress.
Back when I was in the throes of baking day and night, I needed a distraction and my music playlist just wasn’t cutting … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day!
So you didn’t have time to bake and decorate a cake or cupcakes? Or even dozens of cookies? No problem! There’s still time to whip up a sweet treat.
Your story. My story. Everybody has one. Each of us hopes for a happy ending and, let’s face it, we all could use a little more light in our days. I find this to be especially true after a week that left my heart heavy. Truth be told, I’m feeling … Continue reading
If there’s one thing I’ve learned as I perch precariously on the cusp of what I hope is mid-life, it’s that pretty much all rules get tossed out the window once you hit your 40s. Continue reading
So I did what any self-respecting Christmas-lover would do. I went on a 48-hour, kitchen-exploding, baking binge. Now, I’m not suggesting this is the best strategy but it did make for the freshest holiday baking ever. Continue reading