(non) Foodie Friday: Cupcake Calamity

“I’m not a foodie.” I say this alot, mostly to foodies, because they are always telling me how easy their recipe for truffle souffle with goat cheese and cilantro reduction is.  I don’t think they really understand me when I say I’m. Not. A. Good. Cook/Baker.  I’m the kind of person who does dumb thingsContinue reading “(non) Foodie Friday: Cupcake Calamity”

Another excuse to use the word “penultimate”

Last Thursday, I used “penultimate” to describe my next-to-last interview on our local NPR affiliate, and discovered that using such a word gets attention.  So naturally, I have to use it again. I also have to write down this day, because it’s been pretty overwhelming. I’ve had a summer cold for almost a week now,Continue reading “Another excuse to use the word “penultimate””

UPDATE on the 10 meal experiment

So, on Tuesday of this past week, I decided to play a game with myself to address my rather chronic habit of getting takeout rather than preparing my own meals. You can read about the whole thing here, but the basic deal is this:  I challenged myself to NOT eat out more than once fromContinue reading “UPDATE on the 10 meal experiment”

10 meal experiment

Yeah, so, my food/eating habits have sucked for the last few weeks. I’m in transition, that weird place of counting down to leaving one job without another lined up, and well, that does muck with your head a bit.  At the beginning, I had tremendous confidence and energy about the whole situation.  Now, I haveContinue reading “10 meal experiment”

Prancercise…my life is complete

OMG, y’all.  Oh my.  Oh…just…I’m having a hard time typing because I am sort of whooping in delighted joy.  My dog has come trotting in from the other room because she thinks something’s wrong with me. And something may be wrong with me, because I am completely in love with a new/old/who-the-heck-knows exercise routine.  You’veContinue reading “Prancercise…my life is complete”