Category Archives: Food

Naughty Girl Brunch

There are some recipes that make me want to squeeze my eyes shut and click my heels together to mentally escape as I add the sinful ingredients.  They’re so bad, yet so good. Naughty recipes like these are the equivalent of a … Continue reading

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Master Multitasker

I’ve hit a new low trying to cram too many things in a 24 hour period. Today, I filed my baby’s nails on the “Daddy’s scratchy face” page of his Pat the Bunny book. While I am not proud, I do … Continue reading

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Just Fake It

I know what you’re thinking. Get your mind out of the gutter. I recently got my hair cut and colored so I can be presentable at holiday parties. Someone complimented my new coif at last night’s festivities and innocently asked, “Is your hair just … Continue reading

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Sweet Melissa

If you’re part of the small but mighty audience reading my blog, you’ve learned I am the least likely to succeed in teaching a Hanukkah history lesson (I should’ve been sent straight to detention for flaking on the first night), but … Continue reading

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Surprise! It’s the Fesitval of Lights!

 Somehow I missed the memo from the tribe that Hanukkah starts tomorrow. That’s right, the Jewish equivalent to Christmas is less than 24 hours away. Six days after Thanksgiving. Really? I just purged my refrigerator of the last of the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey

When I was younger, I had Thanksgiving-induced Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. I would check and re-check the bird’s nether regions, terrorized by the fear that I would miss a once vital organ during preparation. I researched countless recipes and painstakingly followed the directions, but … Continue reading

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Up All Night, Sleep All Day

My six month old baby is hosting all night parties, and I am first on his guest list. He truly doesn’t understand Thanksgiving is nothing short of the Superbowl for Mommys who love to cook. If he did, he would … Continue reading

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