The All-New Keurig Vue

Let’s get one thing straight right off the bat: I LOVE coffee. It’s not that I have to have my morning coffee (though it does help!) … there’s just so many wonderful things about it. The smell. The taste. The variety of flavors. The fun coffee shops. The “event” of it. You get the picture. Of course, it never tastes…
View Post
Share:

Southern-Style Peach Cobbler

Today was one of those days. Nothing was wrong and I have no explanation for it, but I wasn’t my usual peppy, happy self. I suppose it’s one of those wonderful, unexplainable things that comes along with being a woman. And every time I am down in the dumps, for whatever reason, the cure is always the same: Baking. I…
View Post
Share:

Prepping for my First 5K

I’m doing it. I am running my first 5K! I’ve always loved the thought of races, admired those that enjoy running, and I’ve always wanted to love to run myself. Unfortunately, every time I try to get into it, it just never works (no matter how much I pretend.) I guess the boredom and exercise-induced asthma don’t help, either. But…
View Post
Share:

Recipe: Scandinavian Almond Cake

During my visit to Door County, Wisconsin a few weeks ago, I visited this adorable little shop called Pipka’s. Pipka’s has all sorts of custom, handmade vintage-style artwork, home decor, jewelry, collectables and more (made by Pipka herself.) And if you go back far enough into the shop, she has cookbooks, gourmet coffees and samples of her famous cakes. She…
View Post
Share:

Photo Journal: Firehouse Subs Family Reunion

Every year, Firehouse Subs Headquarters, the franchisees and their families head down to Orlando for an annual “Family Reunion,” and this year I had the opportunity to tag along since Jimmy now works for Firehouse HQ. And we would be staying at Disney. Of course this would be fun for anyone, but I hadn’t been to Disney World since I…
View Post
Share: