New Kitchen, New Mortgage

It’ll be our 10th year in our home and with surging home prices, Paul and I often talk about how lucky we are to have bought when we did. Ten years ago we only had one income (me working at the business journal) while Paul freelanced. Our rent just went up on the condo we... Continue Reading →

Final Four – Friday Fishtacular 2021

ROUND 1: Carl's Jr. vs. Popeyes Fresh off the win against Jack in the Box, Carl's Jr. now faces tough competition from Popeyes. Popeyes' Cajun Flounder sandwich is a full dollar more expensive than Carl's Jr.'s Beer-Battered fish sandwich, and that may be enough to swing favor. But Popeyes swings flavor, and clobbers Carl. Win... Continue Reading →

Icebox Cake with Ovaltine Filling

Birthdays are looking really different in 2020 for a lot of people and for me, that includes birthday cakes. I took the simple route for Paul's birthday cake this year not wanting to bake and make it as simple as possible and what's more simple than an icebox cake. I've never attempted making one before... Continue Reading →

Throw It All Together Meal: Shakshuka

If you’ve never had shakshuka, you’re missing out in a satisfying meal full of flavor. Composed of tomatoes, red peppers, garlic, feta cheese, sweet paprika, cumin seeds and eggs, this dish is well known in Israel, Africa and Middle East and usually served for breakfast. But honestly, I’ve had it for lunch and dinner. The... Continue Reading →

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