Kitchen Injury (+ a Winner!)


Holy smokes ladies and gents…this kitchen has been rockin’ ALL day today! So far, I’ve made: Sweet Tart Cranberry Sauce Apple Cranberry Stuffing Layered Pumpkin Pie Toffee Cheesecake Skinny Pumpkin Pie Caramelized Onion Dip I’ve also cleaned about a gazillion dishes and had a slight kitchen injury when I nearly cut my pointer finger off…

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Free Ice Cream


After spending about three hours studying at Starbucks this afternoon, I finally made my way home. Right before I left, I got a text message from Jay asking if I’d be able to stop and pick up a quick pick lotto ticket for tonight’s lotto drawing (hey, a dollar and a dream, right?) so I…

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The Rumors Are True


So this morning, I was reading through the comments on last night’s Tangents post and saw that Karen had mentioned Dunkin Donuts already having their Pumpkin Spice coffee available. So then I even put out a call on Twitter to find out if the rumors were true, and many of you were just as excited…

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Someone’s Going Shopping!


Holy guacamole! I feel like this entire day has been a whirlwind so far! I woke up early this morning to get started on a batch of cupcakes that I needed to have done for today, and worked on them straight through for about 3-1/2 hours. “Buuuuzzzzzz Lightyear…to the rescue!!” Shortly after they were finished,…

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Larabar Winner Announced!


It’s been a nice little Snow Day around here today! I did a few things around the house, snacked on some more Banana Raisin Pumpkin Bread, enjoyed a lovely salad topped with the last of my Italian-Style Quinoa from last week, and made some dinnahhh! I made another batch of Cheesy Tuna-Vegetable Chowder tonight, since…

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You Have Got To Try These Recipes


Holy cow…I had one fantastic meal tonight! Earlier this evening, Jay and I had my parents over for dinner. I always know it’s a safe bet to go Italian when my parents are around, so I decided to go that route. Italian food is always ok in my book, too. Here’s the spread: A simple…

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Was It YOU??

Let me tell you…last night’s massage was wonderful! I felt so relaxed and rejuvenated afterward. I had actually planned on coming home and heading to bed shortly after, however that darn Jersey Shore sucked me in and I ended up watching that until 11pm. Did anyone else watch last night?? source Pauly D and Vinny…

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Eggplant Parmesan & Chocolate Raspberry Cake Heaven


Ladies and gentlemen, tonight I may have consumed one of the best cakes ever… Enter: Chocolate Raspberry Cake This cake was seriously off-the-chart phenomenal. Jay picked it up at The Fresh Market yesterday, since we were celebrating his Dad’s birthday this evening. It was so incredibly moist, dense, fudgy, and full of deep dark chocolate…

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