I’ve debated on how to start this first post after a three month break from blogging. I considered bombarding you with the nitty gritty details of my departure. I mentally strewed together a rant on all the wrongs with society and life. But instead, I’ll say this… I left without warning, and for that, I’m … More Four for Friday!
Since I girl powered up and used my medal worthy mechanic skills to fix my kitchen aid mixer, I now can’t imagine life without two.* I’m particularly excited to see how it helps my Thanksgiving breakfast baking. *This is the same emotion I think I’ll feel upon the day I finally own a dish washer. … More Four for Friday!
So much good occurs during the transition from fall to winter that I barely recognize my favorite season has gone away until we are already well into winter. It has officially been winter for a full week now, and time for a follow up on my Fall Want To list. Fall turned out to occupy my … More Fall Followup
Thanksgiving breakfast is the most exciting, exhausting, laughter inducing, sweat producing, joyful, cozy, carb-a-licious event of my entire year. Translation: It’s my favorite. On Thanksgiving Eve, my kitchen transforms into a bakery and anyone in my path is given a task…alright, several tasks…to complete. Dish drying and chocolate drizzling… …egg separating and recipe reading For … More Dessert for Breakfast?
At least once a year, usually at Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, my Pop would get the urge to pray. Pop was not a religious man, however, he was a family man. In a voice shaking with emotion, he would give thanks to God for granting him another year. For another year of life, another year … More Happy Thanksgiving!
I put my Christmas tree up last week…on November 1st, to be exact. My Christmas impulses subject me to discovering the spectrum of stances people have for the holidays. I’ve heard it all, and regardless, I will continue to listen to Christmas music in July and bargain with my husband over putting my tree up … More Happy Holidays
It’s the first day of fall!!! I’ve been looking forward to this day for…well, all year long. Admit it. This is how you feel on the first day of fall, too. Though summer brings about a needed relief from the bitter cold of winter, fall always is the season I want to press ‘pause’ on … More Finally Fall!
Friends, I realized something horrible after our most recent trip to NYC. I need to spice up my brunch game. When I made this comment to Hubby, he immediately asked if I meant this regarding the places we go for brunch or if I meant literally my brunch game. The answer, which may possibly surprise you, … More Do You Brunch?
Didn’t I say it? Didn’t I warn you? Blink and Thanksgiving will be over. I said it. I know I did. And now it has happened. I look forward to Thanksgiving breakfast and the days preceding it literally all year long. What started with humble beginnings (a few pies, a few family members) has turned … More Home Economics with Jess
Do you know why I love this country? Because, at least for the time being, we are free. I am free to sing Christmas songs in June, free to put up my tree in October and free to take it down around Valentine’s Day, or whenever I deem fit. I make these choices completely on … More From the Eyes of a Crazy Christmas Lady