Mississippi Roast is the latest internet sensation recipe making the rounds. The recipe cooks a chuck roast in a slow…Read More →
Hotel Review: Triada Resort, Palm Springs
I didn’t expect Palm Springs to be so low key. Everything about this town in the desert is understated and unassuming. The buildings are all low. Even the homes celebrities live in look small from the road. The main strip of the town has small t-shirt shops and nothing that screams wealth or excess. The … Read more
Living Large: Book Review
One of the blogs I follow is Living Large in Our Little House by Kerri Fivecoat Campbell. Kerri and her husband their six dogs (yes, you read that right) live in a tiny house in the woods by a lake in Arkansas. She also has a separate writing studio/guesthouse. When I was a little girl, … Read more
Have You Tried… Air Fryers?
I got an air fryer for Christmas. I’d heard about these oil-less deep fryers but couldn’t believe they worked. I’ve used mine several times now and am sold on it. Before I got my air fryer I had a fry daddy kind of machine I used on those rare occasions when I deep fried things – … Read more
Airport Shopping: Yea or Nay?
Frommers just published a guide to the best duty free shopping at airports. I am not a duty free shopper since I am generally not looking for booze or expensive jewelry or handbags, however, I’ve been known to browse at the airport, duty free or not. And if I have a layover, I will most … Read more
Have You Tried…OXO Good Grips Greensaver Produce Keeper
For many years I have struggled with a deep dark secret. The stuff in my fruit and veggie drawers in my fridge rot. No matter how hard I work to use it all up, stay on top of it and clean it out, I invariably end up with something rotten in one of those drawers. … Read more
I didn’t expect Palm Springs to be so low key. Everything about this town in the desert is understated and…Read More →
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If you’re making corned beef today, you need this recipe for your leftovers tomorrow! It’s tradition to make corned beef…Read More →
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Frommers just published a guide to the best duty free shopping at airports. I am not a duty free shopper…Read More →
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Half the world read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo before I got around to it. I might…Read More →
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I’m excited to announce the release of my new ebook, The Original Muffin Tin Cookbook! Several years ago, I wrote…Read More →
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I have been like an expectant mother and it has taken almost exactly nine months, but at long last our…Read More →
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There are quite a few things I look to buy when traveling, but an item that I often recommend to…Read More →
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I got an air fryer for Christmas. I’d heard about these oil-less deep fryers but couldn’t believe they worked. I’ve…Read More →
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Every year I share pics of my gardening successes. We planted a lot of bulbs in the fall (and by…Read More →
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Sometimes it is astounding how one small oversight can simply snowball. When we had our above ground pool opened at…Read More →
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