Friday Food Talk: Pesto Flatbread Pizza

Every once in a while, something comes along that makes  me cry tears of joy. Recently it was these delicious naan flatbreads, because I LOVE naan, but sometimes it can be a hassle to make. The Stonefire ones are amazing, soft, tasty and all of the wonderful things Naan should be, with the added bonus…

Random Thursday Thoughts

Why is there no font to adequately convey sarcasm? Think about it. We have ALL CAPS for yelling, HaLf CaPs for idiocy, italic and BOLD for emphasis, hell, we even have emoji keyboards to convey any range of random shit. Still, though, no goddamn font or indicator for my frequent use of sarcasm. Isn’t that just wonderful…

A Caffeinated Parody

I’d like a medium coffee, cream and sugar, and one blueberry muffin please. What flavor coffee? No flavor, just coffee. Yes, coffee, but what flavor for the coffee. I don’t want flavored coffee. Just regular coffee. Oh, regular coffee with milk and sugar.  No milk, cream please. Just a medium sized hot coffee, no flavor,…

Letter Writing In Good Company

There is a quote by Lord Byron that goes “Letter writing is the only device combining solitude with good company” and I find his words resonate with me in a very particular way; as if someone, finally and truly, understands me. Letter writing is about more than a stationery addiction, collection of pens, and borderline juvenile…

5 Ways Motherhood Has Changed Me

From the moment you get pregnant…scratch that – from the moment you get married it seems as though all people ever want to tell you is how different life is going to be once children come along. Some of us even hear it long before that point depending on what kind of family and friends…

Let’s Talk Food: Sticky BBQ Chicken Tenders

Let’s talk food! I love food. I love to eat it, I love to prepare it, I love to cook it and bake it, I love to smell it as it cooks… I just LOVE it. I discovered early on that I had a pretty refined taste palette and a natural knack for cooking and…

Keeping Love Alive While Staying Cool

Well, hot holy hell, it’s already August. The Sunday of summer is upon us and weather projections in my neck of the woods are as bleak and sweaty as usual. I’ve never been a big fan of August, but since my daughter decided to arrive in the sweltering cesspool of humidity I’ve decided I don’t…