Completely Inauthentic Yet Delicious Foods for St. Patrick's Day

Before I get into any critiques of what is or isn't Irish food, I'd like to list out my credentials: I am roughly 65-percent Irish by birth. I have been forced to listen to Irish folk music from the age of nine because whoever drove got to control the radio. I attended Irish Fest in Milwaukee unwillingly for at least seven years in a row during my formative years. I've willingly gone back twice as an adult. My father once gave Tommy Makem an instant Irish oatmeal pack. I once sang "Danny Boy" at the top of my lungs at an Irish Pub in D.C. with Ted Kennedy, who was only 40 feet away from me. I really like Guinness. ...more
What???????  You just burst my Irish bubble, I always thought all these dishes were Irish! more

Coming to Terms with Not Having Children

On a semi-regular, if not daily basis, I find myself scrolling through the checklist above in my head... as if somehow by thinking about and/or stating only the negative attributes that children bring to a couple's life eases the harsh reality that I, indeed, did not get to decide that I wanted a life without children but rather, the decision was made for me. ...more

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Smiles brighten mornings. Toaster Strudel brings the smiles. Tell us how you brighten your family's day for a chance to win $1,000!

Smiles brighten mornings and Pillsbury Toaster Strudel frozen pastries can help you bring the smiles! In just minutes you can make your kids smile by serving them a warm, bakery-fresh pastry that they can decorate! ...more

Our mornings start out silly even though, it is the two of us. We start off with big mugs of ... more

Foodie shopping destinations during BlogHer Food 2009

If you’re traveling to San Francisco for BlogHer Food 2009, you might want to leave a little extra room in your suitcase. Not only is this a city of great eating and drinking, this is a terrific city for culinary shopping and tourism. ...more

There is also a small little farmer's market at the Crocker Galleria shopping center on ... more