Monthly Archives: August 2013

Buffalo Sliders 🍴 What’s For Dinner Wednesday

I made a massive Costco run yesterday. I don’t know why I wait so long to go – maybe it’s the intimidating environment of so many irritable seniors in a frenzy to get in and out NOW. I swear to … Continue reading

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Of Poopy Pants and Foaming Vaginas 🍷 Project Runway Season 12 Episode 6 Recap

Last week on Project Runway, Ping 7.0 took the fall for the overall dysfunctionality of Team Pocket Kanye, and no one’s over it, except Mr. Brit who is still beside himself with glee for having won that challenge. He’s fine, … Continue reading

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A Sparkly Chuckalina Takes Tucson 🍷 RHONJ Season 5, Episode 13 Recap

Happy Monday! We’ve been back to school for a few weeks but I know this is the first day for a lot of people and the general world vibe is one of fresh start. And so it is for the … Continue reading

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Words to Live By

Our new family rules.

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Arroz Verde (Rice with Spinach and Cilantro) 🍴 What’s For Dinner Wednesday

My beloved Aunt Diane came to visit last week. Aunt Diane is actually my mother’s best friend from college, and as an only child with no children she has sort of adopted me and my sister and our families as … Continue reading

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Guest Post 🌎 Have Your Own A-List Celebrity Summer

Today I’m featuring a guest post from Arianna Pierce, who blogs at Arianna Knows Best – she has some fun ideas to take celebrity inspiration and plan your own staycation celebrations. Take it away, Arianna! During a recent get together … Continue reading

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Milania Grows A Pair – RHONJ Season 5, Episode 12 Recap

Another week of more of the same in New Joisey. I’m bored. It’s winter, you guys, and I’m feeling a little thrown by the snow on the ground while it’s almost 110 outside where I am. Tre’s arriving at Villa … Continue reading

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Pocket Kanye Pitches a Fit 🍷 Project Runway Season 12, Episode 5 Recap

With no one auf’ed last week, we find our designers pondering Captain Pornpants and his sudden exodus in their very not Atlas apartments. What are these weird lavender hippie bedspreads? It’s like they got stuffed into some head shop hotel … Continue reading

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Thai Corn Soup with Shrimp 🍴 What’s For Dinner Wednesday

My favorite cooking magazine for the last several years has been Fine Cooking. I love everything about it – lots of practical advice, relatively few ads, great recipes with nutritional information, very seasonal, fresh food. And the publisher is based … Continue reading

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Yummie for my Tummie

Several months ago I mentioned in one of my recaps that I had ordered some Yummie Tummie products and was officially a Spanx convert. A reader emailed and wanted to know more of the details why I was so pleased, … Continue reading

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