Conquering Fears: The Birds Edition (at Gatorland)

Housekeeping: I’ve been updating the blog — there’s a new look to the Recipes page as well as my Videos page. Let me know what you think! I don’t have a lot of fears — off the top of my head, I can only name: Birds Flying (more like a fear of turbulence) Losing loved [...]

Chocolate Popcorn Brittle aka Popped Heaven

Whole lotta bacon cake fans in the house, huh? I can’t wait to hear how all of your versions turn out. The cake, btw, has left my building. 2 days and Lucas polished it off. Speaking of Lucas, if you want to hang out with both of us AND drink free beer — check out [...]

Big Packages and Crimped Hair

Not going there…not going there…not going there… Can’t watch the embedded video? Click here. Phew, that was close. But I’m honoring Mama Pea‘s TWSS ban. I didn’t say it, so it doesn’t count. When I walked in the door this evening, Lucas told me I had two packages waiting — it’s Christmas in January! The [...]

Dear Running (Ode to a Long-Lost Friend)

Dear Running, I miss you. In the days since we last spent time together, I have found in myself a sense of loss and longing — and I wonder…do you miss me? I’ve been spending more time with your cousin, Ralking, as well as some time with your distant relation, Walking. We all know it’s [...]