Category Archives: Fun Stuff

14 bags of chocolate chips and one lame joke

Cookie jars seem like a great wedding favor right? Yeah, they are. So why didn’t anybody take them? A jar of cookie mix is sitting in front of you and you leave it? Who does that? Making these jars took … Continue reading

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Another Brilliant Idea

Some days I have brilliant ideas. Saying yes to marry Doug. Brilliant. Making brownie bites. Brilliant. Placing my hand on a 350 degree pan. Brilliant? Today was one of those days when I had a good idea. No great idea. … Continue reading

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Bikini Busting Brownie Balls

Hi. I know it’s been a while. We’ve still been cooking. Actually, there have been many times that I’ve been tempted to snap a photo of something like buffalo chicken tenders, fried tofu, and to die for oreo brownies. But … Continue reading

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Brownie Mix Healthified

Since March 9 I have not had any candy. That means no M&Ms, no candy from the bulk bin, no squirrel nut zippers or Cadbury mini eggs. Nothing that is found in the candy aisle has passed my lips. Well, … Continue reading

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Reduced Rack Goodies

You know you have a mundane life when the highlight of your grocery shopping trip is finding some jackpot goodies on the reduced or dented rack. The thrill of getting dented cans of beans or tomatoes, a sliced cereal box … Continue reading

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The Forty Day Project

Today Doug asked me what I was going to give up for Lent. This was an odd question coming from someone who is 1.) a scientist and 2.) not a practicing Christian. I am not a practicing Catholic, however, I … Continue reading

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New Flavors I’m Liking Now

Tonight was another first for me– using a recipe with tofu as the main ingredient. I have just been getting used to the taste of texture of tofu, so Asian tofu salad was on the menu tonight. This recipe pairs … Continue reading

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