What I learned this week..

#1- Carpe Diem because life can really suck when you get old. Sometimes you reach this grey zone of inverse realities where the daily fight to stay alive keeps getting harder while the reasons to continue battling keep fading. Nothing too much you can do about it except live the heck out of every healthy,…

Tied up in lights..

I love instagram. I get the greatest recipes and ideas scrolling around there! There’s also the practical side of it: When I was shopping for tile I had a TERRIBLE time finding any pictures of real-world applications- (I really wanted to know how my tile selections would look in an actual home) Instagram allows users…

Soo, What did you have for dinner last night?

“According to the Chicago research firm Food Genius, as many as 80% of Americans don’t make plans for dinner until at least 4 p.m. the same day.”- WSJ, June 7, 2019 WHAAAAT?!?! And here I thought I was the ONLY loser pulling frozen bricks of chicken out of the freezer at 5:30 p.m. frantically defrosting…

Where is everybody?? 🤔

What’s missing in this dreamy photo? I’ll tell you what’s missing… for starters, my dog. In the real world, my dog would be on that white mattress/cushion thing doing her digging thing until she collapsed into an exhausted heap to sleep for 2 whole minutes. Then she’d jump down onto that snow-white carpet and repeat…

DID YOU KNOW THIS???

Please..someone tell me I’m not the only one who DID NOT know this! 😩 I have been cooking for YEARS (decades), and I DID NOT know that with just a slight tug, you can pull the wooden handle right out of the rubber spatula to CLEAN IT..and yes, that wood needs to be cleaned!! I…

I want your lollipop-the rise of resentment.

There was an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal last week-end about the spread of rampant resentment in society, especially among the “younger set.”  By younger, I don’t mean the two year old who’s pitching a fit for a candy at the check-out counter; no, these are college educated, hard working, facebook obsessed, young…