A Downer of a Candy Drawer

Dear Dad, I know my trip home was completely last-minute and that you have had an extremely full plate with the new house. (Which is absolutely beautiful, by the way. Wowza.) However, I am a little disappointed in the candy drawer. I know what you…

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What Is UP With That Quaker Guy?

Soooo, maybe you’ve noticed some recent photos of bloggers holding a paper cutout of the Quaker dude. This might seem a little strange (um, yes), so here’s the situation. Quaker has challenged 25 bloggers to get as many people as possible to post pictures of…

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The Call of the Peanut

If I had to choose one edible item to spend the rest of my life consuming, dry-roasted peanuts would be the clear winner. Wait. Maybe cashews. No, pistachios…I don’t know, the point IS that I love nuts. (Insert 8th grade jokes HERE.) The problem is…

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Thanksgiving Menu and Stalking Plans

We’re not traveling this Thanksgiving, so I will be entirely in charge of this Thursday’s menu preparation. The grocery shopping has been completed, my Wednesday Prep Schedule is hanging on the refrigerator and I seriously can’t wait for a full day of cocktails, grub and…

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My current crushes

This post is exactly what I need right now. Thanks to Amy’s comment and Joslyn’s series for giving me the idea. 1. Tom Colicchio – I don’t know what it is, but I have had several impure thoughts about this man. Very much looking forward…

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Hot Toddy Recipe?

Picture this. You spend all evening cooking your great grandmother’s grits for the OU-Texas watch party you will be attending in the morning, even going to bed early because the game starts at 9am, only to be woken up at 3am by your little one…

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