Goodbye Old Year. Hello 2012!

Category : etc · No Comments · by Dec 30th, 2011
Goodbye Old Year. Hello 2012!

Yesterday my friend Gloria (who loves to grocery shop as much as I do) took me on a field trip…

Merry Solstice! Some Sweet Links.

Category : holiday · No Comments · by Dec 21st, 2011
Merry Solstice! Some Sweet Links.

Tonight is the longest night of the year. It’s dreary, dark and rainy today, which seems almost as perfect as…

Reducing Coffee Waste. I mean you, Keurig.

Category : green · (2) Comments · by Dec 19th, 2011
Reducing Coffee Waste. I mean you, Keurig.

My office, like many offices, has a Keurig coffee machine (if you aren’t familiar, it’s the machine that makes individual…

Mulled Wine

Category : drinks · No Comments · by Dec 17th, 2011
Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is lovely, warming, and festive. I first made it for a Christmas party my husband and I were…

Persephone Salad

Category : holiday, salads, veggies and sides · No Comments · by Dec 16th, 2011
Persephone Salad

Whenever my husband and his friends are putting dinner together, they always put me in charge of salad. I guess…

Holiday Quick Breads

Category : baking and desserts, holiday · No Comments · by Dec 8th, 2011
Holiday Quick Breads

One way to get the holiday spirit swirling through your home is through scent, especially scents wafting from your oven…

Spice Reboot

Category : etc · No Comments · by Dec 3rd, 2011
Spice Reboot

After October’s Gourdfest and November’s Thanksgiving Extravaganza I’m worn out. This week we’ve been eating simply – scrambled eggs, sauteed…