Zombie Cupcakes: Scary Good!

What do you get when you Google, “What do zombies eat?” Turns out lots of references to flesh and brains and far too many disturbing photos. Sometimes I worry about our world. What you don’t get is a little something I call “Zombies at Midnight” cupcakes. I figured as long as my co-worker Megan Vry…
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How To Turn Yourself Into A Zombie In 5 Easy Steps

I’ve quoted my very wise husband on this one before. “There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who like to dress up for Halloween and those who don’t.” I’d like to take it a step further. You can classify those dress-up people into two costume categories; scary and cute. Some embrace the…
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Learning How To Curl A Humbling Experience!

The Winter Olympics are just two weeks away and I’m as excited as Al Michaels calling the Russian game. When it comes to Olympics, make mine winter, please. The summer games are great, but there’s something about the winter sports. I remember being so inspired by Dorothy Hamill’s figure skating gold in the 1976 Winter…
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Vote For Your Favorite Christmas Cookie!

Thanks to those of you who entered your favorite Christmas cookie in our Great Indoors Christmas cookie contest. The 4 finalists are listed below. All of these cookies look delicious! I’d love to bake any of them this season (and maybe I will). Your vote will determine who walks away with $100 from West Acres…
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Classic Christmas Cut Outs

Classic Christmas Cut-Outs This is a recipe that was handed down from my Grandmother. I remember growing up making these and they were always the first cookies to disappear from the cookie trays that my mother made. And now when I make them the same holds true. Ingredients: 1 cup shortening (I prefer to use…
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