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Housekeeping – Adopt a Blogger and Pay It Forward

I have a ton of housekeeping to do around here! This post isn’t going to have a whole lot of substance, but I promise a great soft sugar cookie recipe at the if you hang in there through to the end. Pay It Forward: Sandi over at one of my favorite blogs, The Whistlestop Cafe, […]

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Dear Santa

  (Taken by the staff photographer at Breakfast with Santa. Check out last years picture by clicking HERE. What a difference a year makes!) Our "Dear Santa" letters for this year: "Dear Santa, Melmo…backback…backpack… Love, Ella" "Dear Santa Claus,I would like for you to surprise me this year. I have been good this year. I […]

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Call Me Mrs Sophisticated

We are a sophisticated group, my friends and family. Friday night we got tipsy off of boxed wine and did Karaoke…. Karaoke that we thought sounded GREAT but probably in reality was not so much. Saturday, some of us Kathy had to recover from said boxed wine. Sunday, the purchaser of the boxed wine was […]

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A Little Friend

  I have had a little friend helping me with my work today. Yes…Mr Ladybug (aren’t they misters if they are this yellow color?) decided that he wants to be a recruiter, so he has been spending the day on my computer, determined to learn everything he can about the industry so he too someday […]

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My Crazy Impulsive Night

  I can be an impulsive person. I come by it honestly because my parents are very impulsive. They would go out shopping to buy a gallon of milk and would come back with a new car. When I was a teenager, it wasn’t a surprise to me to wake up on a winter Saturday […]

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Traitor, Hypocrite…call me what you’d like

  I feel like such a traitor. We have the best little local coffee house in our suburb. It was the only little coffee house in our suburb.  The Country Club Cafe is a family friendly place that has a small play area for the kiddos to hang out at while the mom’s sit around […]

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Menu for Hope

  Like every mother out there and every mother’s mother, I can often be found spouting off the words “There are starving kids in <enter country/city/state on the tip of your tongue at the moment> who would love to have a nice hot meal. Eat your dinner!”. Well, it is time that I put my […]

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A Very Humble Thank You

  I remember the Well Fed Networks Food Blog awards from last year. I was new to the food blogging world then, and recall being introduced to several fabulous food blogs through those awards. Right now the 2007 Well Fed Networks Food Blog Awards are taking place. I knew and was surprised that I had […]

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The Gingerbread Man Hunt

  I love traditions. My husband cracks up at me because if we do something once, and enjoy it, then I make it a tradition to do that same thing every year! It seems like this time of year we have my made up traditions coming out of the woodwork. One tradition that got its […]

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Not a Flop, Flop

    I have to give a HUGE thank you to everyone who has signed up for the adopt a food blogger event. The deadline to participate is today, but if any veteran bloggers out there want to jump in past the deadline, please feel free! We are a little heavy on the newbie side […]

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