Well. It is confession time people. I know most of you have just moved on from Halloween and have maybe started planning your Thanksgiving dinner menu. I have given a teeny thought to Thanksgiving. I mean enough thought to make this warm salad and plan a giveaway for you guys. I also might bring a dessert to my in-laws dinner. My normal go-to is this cheesecake pie. But, seriously, that is all the thought about Thanksgiving I have done. [Read more…]
Summer is all about adventures. My five year old niece told me a few weeks ago, “It’s summer, Aunt Stefanie. You should come over any day because, like, every day we are going on so many adventures.” This mentality works out perfectly in our house because I have two antsy pants’ who cannot sit still. I am clearly talking about Mike and Andy. Weezer is my soul mate because we could sit on the couch all day…clearly it is not him!
Every morning Mike asks me, “So what are we doing today?” And every morning I roll my eyes and try to rack my brain for something to do. [Read more…]
I remember planning dinner parties and brunches in my twenties. It all centered around booze and fancy apps. I would look in this book I have called The Wine Bible and try and pair wines with tapas. For a small group of 10 friends I debearded and cooked mussels, roasted potatoes, made garlic bread, and created a whole meat and cheese platter. That was for just one dinner. Why did I go through all that? Plus ol’ party planner McGee didn’t count on the fact that everybody would only get 1-2 mussels. Dummy. [Read more…]
The big 3-1. Yep, no longer can I say, “I am 30.” Now I am in my thirties. I am not telling you this to ask for birthday wishes or because I am depressed about this age, just sharing the facts. Now, that I’m in the thirties, I feel like a lot of things that I want for myself are starting to nag at me. Little timers are starting to tick an annoying countdown in my head. Like I need more things going on up there! [Read more…]
Pump the brakes, all you pumpkin freaks! Summer and grilling season isn’t quite over yet! Today, my maj, Stephie, is taking some time to spend with her Mama while she undergoes surgery. So, I am hijacking her blog with this recipe, my tips how to be more positive, and how to turn a funky mood around. [Read more…]