It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Not so much outside, because in San Diego every day looks like mid-June. But I put up a tiny string of lights and set out my Christmas snow globe. Plus I’m freezing right now. So, it’s basically Christmas!!! I live in a shoebox-sized apartment, and it’s not […]
Chocolate lovers unite! And bake a cake. . .or cookies or brownies. Or all three! Whatever your favorite way to eat chocolate, there's a recipe here for you. Try this Milky Way cake, or these chocolate profiteroles, or this tuxedo cake. Or one of the many other amazing chocolate desserts you'll find right here!
I live 14 (!!!) miles from the closest Dairy Queen. And last night I was craving an Oreo Mint Blizzard in the worst way. But I knew driving that far—on the freeway, no less—just to get an ice cream fix would take my occasional self-loathing to new heights. So I made this instead. And oh […]
Green and yellow green and yellow green and yellow. . .I’m singing to myself. (But I’m singing about the Oregon Ducks, not Green Bay. Sorry for any confusion.) Isn’t fall glorious? Boot-and-sweater weather, colorful trees, and—of course—it’s FOOTBALL SEASON!!!!! I am a lifelong Oregon Ducks fan and even though we aren’t having the greatest season, […]
Oh my goodness! How is it almost Halloween? Because once Halloween hits, next thing you know it’s Thanksgiving, and then Christmas, and then. . . it’s 2016. Seriously, I feel like last Christmas was maybe a week ago. But I digress. Let’s talk about candy, because you can’t talk about Halloween and NOT talk about […]