That was one fine cupcake, from the homemade peanut butter cup on top right through the devil’s food cake below.
Archives for August 2013
Michelle Obama should really know better, after all, she is a mom of two. And you can’t tell me her two are more perfect than the rest of the world’s kids. And yet, she believes, you can change kids’ food preferences by decree, by literally shoving it down their throats. Sorry First Lady, that doesn’t… Read More
It’s so easy to fall into the trap of believing things based upon preconceptions. I easily see it when the girls jump to conclusions based upon… nothing. For example, a new restaurant opened in our town a few weeks ago. They have their own microbrewery and Joe and I have been to their other location… Read More
You know how awful it is to return from vacation? You have a million things to catch up on, both on the home and work fronts. By the end of your first week home, most of the benefits of vacation have disappeared leaving you wondering whether it’s even worth the trouble to go away. I… Read More
For many people Chincoteague is all about the crabs, oysters, and flounder, but for Annie it only means one thing – her personal shrimp festival has begun.
The BLT is, without a doubt, my favorite summer sandwich. I appreciate it most for its fleeting beauty. Without freshly picked tomatoes, it really is just a bacon and lettuce sandwich with some mealy, flavorless, other vegetable inside. That’s why it was the first dinner I cooked after my vacation break from the kitchen. Well,… Read More
Yesterday was our final day of vacation in one of my absolutely favorite places, Chincoteague Island. We stopped by one of the best ice cream stores anywhere, Island Creamery, for a final ice cream cone before we hit the road to head home. As I was taking the final photo of the week, the last… Read More
You readers know that I maintain this site just for you. I understand your needs and how you need a daily chuckle or bit of inspiration. Who doesn’t, right? Today, however, this post has a more selfish element, and I write it for both of us. When I’m shopping and feeling especially hungry, I like… Read More
Do you remember my excitement earlier this summer when I told you about my container gardens? But what I didn’t mention at the time was that we also planted plants we received from my dad in our usual garden, along with some seeds for green beans and cucumbers. As you can see in this photo,… Read More
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