rambling

from the archives: perfect roast chicken

I started reading The Lightning Thief last week, and now I am a little obsessed. Okay, maybe a lot obsessed. I’ve already blown through the first 2 Percy Jackson books and am halfway through the third book. At this rate I will be done with the entire series by Friday. Or maybe tomorrow. (should I […]

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national bbq month

Did you know that May is National BBQ Month? How did no one tell me sooner? I just found out a couple of days ago and at first I was devastated. Me. Lover of all things barbecued. Has missed half of the month devoted to said love. Then I remembered: May is just the beginning […]

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weekend recap

As I sit here, it is almost 10:30pm Sunday night and I feel a warm fuzzy looking back on this weekend. It was full of friends and loved ones and time in the kitchen. It all started when I baked a cake… And I squeezed a few lemons. I made a little moat with 7-minute-frosting […]

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little by little

In the last couple of months I’ve faced the truth about my eating habits, and though I struggled a bit at first to make changes, I had a bit of a breakthrough recently. And while I am ecstatic that I finally saw the scale move in the right direction last week (I lost 1.5 pounds!), […]

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What do you eat when you’re alone?

Be honest. When no one else is around, what do you eat? Though I ate that beautiful pasta for lunch yesterday, what I ate alone used to lie somewhere between chocolate and cake more often than not. Yeah, I ate a lot of dessert by myself. And while on some level I always knew that […]

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