A Confluence of Christmas Confections

Finding the perfect holiday confection can be tricky. I always love to bring NY treats with me to Ohio for the holidays. In Canton, Ohio, there are 2 really great confectioners; Harry London’s and Heggy’s. They are the chocolates that I grew up with. I used to anxiously await our trips to Heggy’s for a … Read more…

Andy Dick as Rumplestiltskin

Are you people watching “Grimm?” I am sort of OB.SESSED. Here’s the thing, I was my Grandmother’s favorite. She would let me help her cook, bake, regale me with stories of her youth. She would tell me about the Gypsies of Slovakia and Romania, and what it was like to grow up in the 1930s. … Read more…

Snickerdoodles and Hustler

In honor of Veteran’s Day, today I am taking the captain out to go get some things to send to some service people we know. I am so grateful for all that they do every single day, and I want to teach my son honor and gratitude. He’s most looking forward to licking the beater … Read more…

Naked At The Top.

Yeah, so yesterday, this happened. Yes, on NOVEMBER THE TENTH, that is a Christmas tree. It’s not done, the top is naked, much like how Lindsey Lohan will soon be on Playboy…Wait, I have just been informed that she will be exposing her vaheeny. The curtains/carpet question will be answered, I suppose. I also think … Read more…

No One Needs To See That

If I were to become a professional baker there would be three things I would eliminate immediately after becoming employed: hand mixers. I hate them, they have eaten my pinky on occasion. convection ovens, no one can never figure out the mother loving calculations. The instructions are 25394857 pages long, NO ONE ever reads the … Read more…