H is for Happiness – #AtoZChallenge

In 2015, I married the love of my life.  It was a long time coming, and a tricky relationship.  It started very rocky, and did not garner any support from my parents for the first few years.  Every day I am grateful for him, and he brings me happiness. I’m going to get a bit […]

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B is for Baking – #AtoZChallenge

I loved baked goods, but I’ve never been big on baking.  That’s not to say I’m bad at it (I’m actually told I’m quite good), but there are all the dishes and the flour that gets positively everywhere… and oh my goodness don’t even get me started on cornstarch.  Cornstarch may actually be my archnemesis. The […]

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A is for Anne #AtoZChallenge

I have recently been rereading one of my favorite books of all time, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery.  It’s falls into one of my three favorite genres (or, at least, I think it does): classics.  For those who have not read the books, and have not seen the truly excellent miniseries from the 1980s… let me […]

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If You Haven’t Tried Oreos & Peanut Butter, You’re Missing Out.

When I was a little girl, the Lindsay Lohan version of The Parent Trap was one of my favorite movies.  This was largely because the combination of California, England, and summer camp were about the biggest dreams I had when I was a kid.  For whatever it’s worth, I still think that the film was a […]

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I’ve Got Sunshine!!!

Let nobody claim a little good weather cannot lift a girl out of Gloom City. I have Junior Mints.  I am listening to the Beach Boys.  Most importantly: on today, February 23rd, it is 64-degrees outside. I may just be on a little slice of Cloud Nine.   *I am completely unable to turn down […]

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