Archive for January, 2010

Photo of the Day: Eat Me!

| January 31, 2010 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: Eat Me!




Cookie from Madhatter’s in Durham, NC. Can’t wait for the new Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland movie!

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Pure as the Driven Snow

| January 31, 2010 | 4 Comments
Pure as the Driven Snow




If you’ve been following, you know I live in the South. But I’m a New Englander, raised in a place where “snow day” means you better dress warm because you still have to wait for the schoolbus at the corner, only there’s about 2 feet of snow and sideways sleet hitting your face. I miss […]

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Photo of the Day: Freak

| January 27, 2010 | 1 Comment
Photo of the Day:  Freak




A doll sent to my kids from grandma (my mother-in-law).  Note:  doll is cross-eyed.

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Morning Madness: Raspberry & Granola Parfait

| January 27, 2010 | 17 Comments
Morning Madness:  Raspberry & Granola Parfait




At 3am in the morning, I heard a incredibly loud ‘bang,’ followed by a thunderous symphony of running feet and then a ‘Mommy.  Mommy.  Mommy.  Mommy.  There are dragons.  In my room.  Can I get in the bed?  Help me.  Help me in the bed, peas?” I wouldn’t mind so much that my 3 year […]

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Photo of the Day: Orange Dreams

| January 24, 2010 | 3 Comments
Photo of the Day: Orange Dreams




Orange cupcake with cream cheese frosting from my favorite DaisyCakes. Thank you, breakfast.

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Canned…Good?

| January 24, 2010 | 8 Comments
Canned…Good?




Many of you probably have heard about BPA and its potential harmful effects on humans. If BPA is so bad for you, why did it take the FDA 80 years to say something? WTF? BPA, or Bisphenol A, is an organic compound, a chemical that is used in many food packages, such as the lining […]

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Photo of the Day: Cake Love

| January 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Cake Love




The first cake anyone has every made for me from scratch.  Made by hubby and children – with love, for my birthday.

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Bon Jour, Paris!!!: Pop Tarts

| January 20, 2010 | 13 Comments
Bon Jour, Paris!!!:   Pop Tarts




This past weekend, I invited a group of families over for an all-you-can-eat buffet style brunch.  Prior to the presence of children in our midst, my husband and I used to be very comfortable entertaining guests at our place regularly.  Now, it is essentially sheer madness to coordinate the preparation of meals and child rearing […]

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Photo of the Day: Living the Dream

| January 19, 2010 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: Living the Dream




A view of Nelson Mandela‘s prison for 27 years on Robben Island. Let’s not forget what he and others lived through so we can aspire to live Martin Luther King’s dream.

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Happy Meal

| January 19, 2010 | 4 Comments
Happy Meal




When I was little, I LOVED McDonald’s Happy Meals – the boxes with the yellow ‘M’ handle and the little plastic-wrapped plastic decoder or plastic figurine of something or other. Source: The Motherload Yes, I went to McDonald’s three times when I was in India because I’ll admit, the McAloo and fries were really, really […]

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