Category Archives: General Info

Tips and related miscellaneous but hopefully useful or otherwise interesting info.

Hostess (and Host!) Aprons — Are They Too Retro?

The fall and winter holidays are approaching, which typically bring more parties and and gatherings. Hence, my poll question. Like “That Smells Yummy!” on FaceBook for more fun! http://www.facebook.com/that.smells.yummy

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Looking for a Holiday?

How about Bastille Day? If you’re looking for an excuse to enjoy some French food and champagne, Bastille Day is as good a reason as any! The 14th of July is Bastille Day. As handy, dandy Wikipedia tells us: Bastille … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Spook-tacular Time of Year!

I love holidays and special occasions. I love almost any reason to build a celebration around. Life is often difficult (believe me, I know that this year more than ever before!); it’s important to find reasons for joy and celebration … Continue reading

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But What If You Can’t Make Lemonade, Either?

“When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” We’ve all heard that saying. And typically, it reflects my attitude, which is to try and deal the best you can with what comes your way and make the most of what you … Continue reading

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Chaos Theory

As I mentioned in my last post, our house has been in chaos due to complications with Operation Laundry Room and my beloved’s tree-trimming accident, which left him with a compression fracture of the T12 vertebrae. Prior to my beloved’s … Continue reading

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I Need Me Some Craic!

Céad míle fáilte! (A hundred thousand welcomes!) Lá Fhéile Pádraig! (Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!) Monday is Saint Patrick’s Day, and I don’t know about you, but I, for one, am in major need of some craic — and I plan … Continue reading

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Not Gone…

…and not forgotten. I’ve just been trying to perfect things worthy enough to post for you! I received a Ninja for Christmas, and have been experimenting with it a bit: http://www.ninjakitchen.com/products/4/total-crushing/5/ninja-kitchen-system-pulse/ But, I want to practice and perfect some of … Continue reading

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