I make granola frequently and I’ve shared a couple recipes for it (this Pumpkin Spice version is one of my favs when autumn is in the air and even when it’s not), but I’ve never tried my hand at homemade cereal before. (You know, the flake kind.) Until now.
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Are you one of those people who can drink coffee any time of day? Mike likes to joke that I drink coffee instead of warm milk at night to help me sleep…and while that isn’t exactly true, it is true that coffee doesn’t keep me awake. I joke that it’s because every time he and I visit the Middle East we chug countless pots of Turkish coffee at all hours of the day. :) (more…)
When we’re on vacation Mike has an anti-cell phone policy – he likes us to leave our phones in the hotel room when we leave in the morning. His idea is that not only does this give us a nice little break from work, but it also lets us focus on having fun and spending time together. Yup, my hubby is thoughtful like that.
But what happens when people email me and I have urgent business to attend to? ;) (Not to mention when people email Mike, which actually is urgent…sometimes.) (more…)
My sister makes a pretty mean batch of stuffed shells. A blend of herbs, spices, and three cheeses make the cheese stuffing not only incredibly cheesy (in the best kind of way), but also more flavorful than most that I’ve had. One Sunday afternoon not too long ago, we were at my parents’ house and she was whipping up a batch for a family dinner. It happened to be getting close to dinnertime (yet dinner was not close to being ready!) and I was in serious need of a snack. (more…)
My sister was always sneaking coffee when she was a kid. My mom would never let us have it growing up (not sure if it’s true or not, but she always threatened that it would stunt our growth!), which was fine with me since I didn’t like it in the slightest. My sister on the other hand was a little junkie for it, stealing sips or even swigs whenever she could. (more…)
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The other day I was at the grocery store. Nothing fancy (there still isn’t even Whole Foods or a Trader Joe’s in my area, if you can believe that!), just my regular grocery store (picking up the bread that I mentioned in this post, actually). When I saw them looking up at me. (more…)