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Size up or down, these chocolate chocolate chip cookies are yummy!

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m really not one for chocolate chocolate chip cookies. In fact, as my husband drools for anything dark chocolate, I’m always looking for the strawberry shortcake slices. But this recipe is d.i.f.f.e.r.e.n.t. I mean when I make this, I end up eating five or seven cookies within the first hour of their coming out of the oven. (more…)

Cooking Porkchops When You and I’d Rather Be Doing Something Like Dancing

It’s been – dare I admit – weeks since I’ve cooked a proper meal for L. Between the cravings, pregnancy tiredness and just plain laziness, I’ve managed to stockpile chicken thighs, beef bones, and one expensive cut steak in my freezer. So instead of defrosting one of these possibilities, I went and picked up some porkchops. Fresh and most notedly, not frozen!


Hubby’s To Do List

For the first weeks, I needed L to do just one thing: excuse me from tv time to sleep.  As he was catching up on his It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia on demand episodes, I’d be blissfully – I mean blissfully – asleep. Every now and then he’d pop his head into the bedroom with his “Hey are you wake? Whadda you doing?”


Maternity Smarty Pants

During this pregnancy, I’ve been reading about how some women starting to show their bump around 6 months into their pregnancy. And then there’s my experience. Let me tell you that I welcomed my maternity pants – at week 9. Terry cloth, stretch with a demi band, thank you, Motherhood Maternity. They felt oh-so-wonderful the moment I slipped them on even if I was embarrassed to answer the question “So how far along are you?”