puppy-treats1

Our dogs, Paddington and Winston, may or may not be a little spoiled. Every day, I fill their water bowl with freshly filtered cold water from the fridge. I always add a handful of ice cubes to the bowl, because Winston is kind of obsessed with ice. One of his favorite pastimes is fishing...

scrub

Happy Friday, darlings! The weekend is upon us once again, and no doubt you’ve got some fabulous plans, right? A hot date? Painting the down red? Putting on the ritz? Are people still putting on the ritz? That sounds ultra-fancy. Like something you need to wear white gloves and a ball gown in order...

birthday cake-4

I am one of those people who bakes their own birthday cakes. It’s not because I don’t have any friends. I’m wicked popular, you guys. Just kidding. I’m not that popular. But I do have some amazing people I love a lot that seem to like me a little, too. It’s nice. I bake...

hash-7

Is it just me, or is a hash literally the most wondrous meal in the entire world? Endlessly versatile, hearty, satisfying, warming, hash is the consummate delivery system for leftovers. Right? I mean, it’s just perfect in every way possible. I could eat some amalgamation of hash for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and bedtime...

lipgloss-8

Hey! St. Patrick’s Day is this weekend, you know. Have you heard that there’s this saying that people tend to say a lot that day? “Kiss Me, I’m Irish!” Lots of kissing happens on St. Patrick’s Day. And pinching. It’s a very flirtatious holiday. Fact: nobody wants to give or receive kisses if your...

irishcake-4

Are you seeing this cake right now? Isn’t it the greenest, most chocolatey, most super fun St. Patrick’s Day cake you’ve ever seen? Mint, chocolate, stout beer and Irish cream, all hanging out together in the same cake, just being delicious and such. Basically, this layer cake is kind of a big deal.

oatmealpies-2

You know those little snack cakes and individually-wrapped treats that every kid had in their brown-bagged lunch growing up? I wasn’t that kid.  I was the girl with a dinosaur-print thermos full of chicken noodle soup, a plastic bag full of enough carrots to feed a bunny family of 20, and a little can...