Two-Ingredient Ice Cream Bread – Can It Really Be This Yummy If It’s This Easy?

We’re now a couple of weeks removed from the holidays and you might just now be recovering from the frenetic pace of shopping, card writing, and party going  – and if you’re like me, baking. I’m not sure what it is about the holidays, but it puts some of us into baking overdrive. Most of…
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Elvis Presley Cake – No Peanut Butter And Banana Involved. Thank You. Thank You Very Much.

When I think of Elvis I have a lot of happy food memories. As a kid, I remember having a sleepover with a couple of good friends. We watched Girl Happy and baked chocolate chip cookies. Come to think of it, that sounds like a good time even as an adult. Of course, when you…
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What I’ve Learned From “The Great Indoors” In 2015

I’m a little behind the curve on this one. But I’ve been reading, The Happiness Project lately. Gretchen Rubin’s 2009 New York Times bestseller has sold more than 1.5 million copies and dishes out advice on simple ways to become happier. Among other things, Rubin says one experiences happiness when one sees growth in their…
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Christmas Dinner Inspired By White Christmas

We all have that one Christmas movie we have to watch every year. For some, it’s the wonderfully sweet “It’s a Wonderful Life.” For others, the hysterically funny, and often quoted “A Christmas Story.” (When we get deliveries from the UPS man, someone in my house will inevitably ask if it’s marked “Fra-geeely”). While I…
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You Wear Them…Now You Can Eat An Ugly Christmas Sweater

In the past if you were invited to an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, you might have to go to  the thrift store or dig through your weird aunt’s closet to find the most obnoxious holiday-gawdy knitwear. But “Ugly Sweater” has become such a popular theme that major retailers have now jumped on the bandwagon. Target,…
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