A Cup of Comfort

Don’t forget to head over to Hotel Chocolat to enter to win a selection of chocolate from their luxury collection. One of my readers is guaranteed to win! Enter to win by going HERE. The other day, I made no secret of the fact that winter depresses me. I have never understood how people in…

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Win a Luxury Chocolate Gift!

OK – if you have been thinking about blogging and have yet to do so… let me give you one good reason to start. Amazing opportunities fall into your lap if you devote yourself to your blog. Amazing opportunities? Oh surely you think I am talking about book deals, travel adventures, hob nobbing with the…

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Winter Funk

I am in a major funk. I have no idea what is wrong with me lately, but I just feel like getting back into bed each morning and pulling the covers over my head until winter passes. I’m sick of the snow. I’m sick of the frigid temperatures. I’m sick of the gray and gloomy…

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Adopt a Blogger 2

I have had so much interest in the Adopt a Blogger event that I have decided to host a second one… but it won’t be for a month or so. If you have indicated in a different post that you are intersted in signing up to be adopted or to adopt someone and it was…

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Tips for the Aspiring Blogger

  I feel almost silly writing out tips for bloggers… I am not nearly as accomplished at blogging as some of the people out there, but I get asked questions about it often, so I thought that in honor of the Adopt a Blogger event going on, I would throw my two cents into the…

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Oh, Gourmet… You Tease!

  I had torn up my "Final Notice" subscription renewal form from Gourmet magazine. I had convinced myself that I no longer needed to see the magazine monthly and that not renewing my subscription would be one small step I could take towards budgeting in the new year. The truth is, I haven’t been overly…

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A First Loss

Jacob lost his first tooth on Saturday. We had gone bowling Friday morning and when he got into the car he said "Hey Mom… my tooth is loose!" When I went to look at it, it was very loose. For the rest of that day, Jacob had his tongue on his tooth and his finger…

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Favorite Recipes the Costco Way

My husband always passes up freebies. You know, when you are in the store and they have a free sample of this or a free sample of that, he walks right on by. I, on the other hand, am a freebie fool. Even if I don’t like the sample, I usually find myself taking one…just…

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Adopt a Blogger – Matches have been made!

First of all, we had over 80 participants for this event. THANK YOU!!! The Adopt a Blogger matches have been made! If you signed up for the Adopt a Blogger event, you should have received and email in your inbox or a comment on your blog tonight indicating who you have been matched up with….

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