Why ….why…. why… oh WHY does it happen like this? How come I was awake at 3 a.m.? I didn’t have to get up until 6! I’ve been gypped of three hours of beauty-enhancing sleep! *** grrrrrrr *** On the plus side, I’ve had quite a productive morning and it’s only 5:45 a.m. ….. On…… Continue reading Chile Cheese Gratin
“John Lennon Cat” – by Sabrina
This cake…… it looks pretty dang good, doesn’t it? Too bad fluffhead over here (that would be me, for the uninitiated) wasn’t paying attention to the timer……which means the cake was overbaked…… therefore, said cake was cursed with the dreaded “d” word.. Go ahead, Mom, say it……. say it….. SAY IT!!! The cake was dry….like painfully dry….…… Continue reading Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake
So my “crunch week” has officially begun. And no, it is not a reference to strenuous exercise, or excessive amounts of chips and salsa.. Although the latter does sound quite good.. I am referring to the short school schedules (because of finals), celebratory dinner/award ceremony, birthday party preparations, and a three tier birthday cake to…… Continue reading Skillet Chicken and Farro with Peppers and Onions
TGIF and Happy Memorial Day Weekend! I’ll bet you can guess what’s on my agenda for this weekend. Go ahead, guess. ** smiling smugly ** If you said paint, ding ding ding you are correct! And no, I’m not a glutton for punishment or trying to set a record for repainting my entire house in a…… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Marble Bundt Cake
Sabrina and Daisy doing selfies – May 19, 2013
Next week, we have two really, really, really REALLY big events coming up. Huge. Did I mention big? I’m talking monumental. Get this: Alexander is receiving an academic award (along with the rest of his team) for winning the Nevada State Stock Market Game, and Sabrina is having her Sweet 16 party. ** gulp **…… Continue reading Szechuan Noodles – and big news!