sweetest salad ever

What if I told you I lived without a blender for nearly all of my adult life? It's true--I just didn't have a need for one. read more words! ...more

have a krusteaz kristmas!

It should be fairly obvious at this point that I'm a fan of Krusteaz, even if you didn't know I was an ambassador for them and a member of their Baker's Dozen. read more words! ...more

hungry for the holidays

I love the holidays. I appreciate them so much more than I used to for two reasons. read more words! ...more

step aside, cinnamon

Bet you never thought you'd see a post with that title on this blog. read more words! ...more

decadence defined

You want decadence? I've got your decadence right here. read more words! ...more

give as you have been prospered

I need to tell you a little bit more about Hickory Farms. As you know, they offer a variety of specialty foodsand holiday food giftsthat are perfect for any budget and for everyone on your list. Quality, freshness, and value are key traits of all of their holiday treats and gifts, and for more than 60 years, they've been providing holiday shoppers with options that not only impress aesthetically, but also taste delicious ....more

going green

Ms. Hyde has become Dr. Jekyll once again.. ....more

(riga)tony! (riga)toni! (riga)toné!

No matter what form it takes, the combination of rich, meaty tomato sauce, perfectly cooked pasta, and ooey-gooey cheese just delivers comfort. read more words! ...more

challenge accepted!

I've always been extremely competitive. If someone claimed claims to do something better than I, you'd better believe I'll do my darnedest to prove otherwise. I even find myself trying to move my cart around faster than the lady next to me in the grocery store and out-walk others on the sidewalk and in the mall ....more

where's the beef? (and a giveaway)

When you think about Hickory Farms, a basket full of sausage, cheese, and pears is probably what comes to mind. However, they're about more than just meat and cheese. They supply fruit and nuts, wine, and sweets too ....more