Monthly Archives: August 2011

Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies & Margaritas- L.B. Originals!

So, a quick confession: I cannot (absolutely CANNOT!) turn down a cookie.  They are my biggest weakness.  And they have 2 dozen fresh cookies sent up to our resident’s lounge every single day, in 6 varieties!  What’s a girl to … Continue reading

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Gee Whiz!

As a follow up to my last post, I would like to just make a retraction.  Ibuprofen (as I found out the very very hard way) is toxic to dogs.  Little Miss Sassy was up puking for hours and hours … Continue reading

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Woof!! What a day!

My poor Sassy girl’s foot is broken!! 🙁 She is so little (she’s only 4 pounds!), and she gets underfoot so often that Mr. Handsome nicknamed her “Sassy Underfoot.”  Yesterday, she got under Chris’ foot, and her tiny itty bitty … Continue reading

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Olive Oil: good not just for your heart, but your brain too!

It almost seems like you must be living under a rock these days if you haven’t heard the many accolades of olive oil.  Olive Oil is a fabulous source of monounsaturated fatty acids and phenols (antioxidants), which make this fat … Continue reading

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Risotto, FroYo part 2, and Bridal Shower

Being a member in the CSA (community supported agriculture), our veggies are out of control!  We’re getting so many veggies every week that I haven’t even been able to use them all!  Apparently, CSAs are a new trend, because magazines … Continue reading

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Vindicated!!!!

Ok, so I know I’ve not been the best team player when it comes to Erie.  I know, I know.  I promise not to complain this whole post-promise!! BUT, just so everyone knows I’m not crazy, here’s a recent Gallup … Continue reading

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The Sweet Bread Hookup

Do you ever just get a hankerin’ for some banana bread?  Or cinnamon raisin toast?  If you do, then this post is for you!  I’m about to hook you up with the BEST whole wheat sweet bread recipes I’ve found … Continue reading

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Inspiration

I woke up this morning certain that it would be a terrible day at work, because I’d had such a wonderful day at home yesterday.  It’s backward logic, but it seemed that anytime my home life was going well, work … Continue reading

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Seafood Cioppino en Papillote

I have no idea if I’ve spelled the title of this dish correctly.  But this dish was easy and tasty!  It is another oven dish, but I made it successfully in my toaster oven (so I didn’t heat up the … Continue reading

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Spanish Roasted Pork

I made this dish for dinner last night, and I really loved it!  It’s really a wintertime dish, what with the oven being on, but still delicious nonetheless!  The can of beans comes from Trader Joe’s; I LOVE Trader Joe’s. … Continue reading

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