In October 2013 I joined a gym... well more of a club. I can eat, drink, shower, work out, swim, watch TV, shop, get my hair done, get a massage or a wax - even a makeup application. I can play racquetball or tennis, sit in front of the fire (life is good), take Tango... Continue Reading →
I know, I know... it's been a while. I've been sick - damn sinuses. I've been depressed - damn Hurricane Sandy. I've been extremely busy - damn job.I can never seem to just sit down and write anymore.My husband is needy. I have 3 of the neediest cats on the planet - with all their... Continue Reading →
With the advent of the cold weather, soup is always a good idea.
When I think of Fall, I think about 1. Back to School (back to work for me), 2. the Fall collections and how I can integrate the new trends into my wardrobe without draining my bank account and 3. going back on my damn diet! I've eaten to excesses this summer with no exercise,... Continue Reading →
Pop Art: Raspberry Icebox Cake.
I'm always looking for new recipes. Whether they are my own creation, a tweak on someone else's creation or just a recipe straight-up.
I love fish and seafood. Flounder, tilapia, trout, catfish, shrimp, scallops, lobster - you name it! I can eat it every day - my husband is a different story. I have to invent new ways to make the same fish taste very different. This summer I've done the foil packets, the steaming, the grilling, the... Continue Reading →
Summertime always makes me think of cheesesteaks at Midway on Seaside Boardwalk, funnel cake, zeppole and of course a nice sandwich of sausage and peppers.
For the first 4 years of my life, my mom, my dad and I lived upstairs from my paternal grandmother (aka Nanoo) and my Aunt Mary (aka Mimi). We lived in 3 rooms. A large old-fashioned kitchen with a big white sink like you would see in the movie A Christmas Story, a large living... Continue Reading →