The quaint old notion of friends “dropping in” for a visit seems to have disappeared somewhere around the same time as shoulder pads, Eight Tracks, or Electric Light Orchestra.
When I was a child, my mother and her friends would pop over to each other’s homes at a moment’s notice, stopping […]
This past weekend, the HH and I made the trek back to Montreal to help fête my dad for his 90th birthday. Nope, that’s not a typo–he turned 90 last week! We held a little party at his favorite restaurant, where my father, his girlfriend (a mere babe at 78 years […]
Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway for a copy of Amy’s book, Simply Sugar and Gluten Free! I was thrilled that so many of you are interested in cooking without gluten or sugar. . . and having this book full of delicious and easy recipes! 😀
Thanks to random.org, we have a winner!
[A favorite raw breakfast: chocolate almond spread on apple slices.]
Remember the days when there was only one kind of nut butter–and nobody was allergic to it?
I think I ate peanut butter almost every day until my late 30s. As a kid, I slathered it on saltines […]
Y’all are familiar with oxymorons, right? (no, I’m not referring to your neighbor who fires up that buzz saw at 6:30 AM all summer; or your coworker who spilled coffee all over your crucial report; or your Aunt Edna who practically yodelled the news that you were pregnant even […]
Today is a great day to appreciate all the dads in our lives, whoever they may be (or were), and the many ways they have an impact on what we do throughout the year.
For those of you who are celebrating today, Happy Father’s Day!
“Dad, maybe you’ve only […]
THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!
[Summer has finally arrived, which means time for playing outdoors, fresh food, girls in bikinis. . . and giveaways! I’ve received several great products for review and giveaway the past few months, so I decided to catch up by offering a summer […]
Thanks to everyone who entered the first “Giveaways Gone Wild” this week! I’m giving away one of four fantastic books (three cookbooks and one literary).
With the help of random.org, I chose names in order of the books listed. The first person to ask for each of the four titles won that book! And here […]