Moderation. Not exactly the merriest of words during the month of December.  Especially not if your brain –and Pinterest boards–are crowded with cookie exchange party ideas, holiday menus and pie. I like pie. Thanks to Barbara over at Just a Smidgen for planting the idea of pumpkin and meringue in my head.  Yum.  It haunted me excessively. Some days I think I have moderation under control.  Some.  It’s a work in progress. Take my very first diary.  I’ve mentioned it a… Read more »

I’m drinking the day and eating the pizza. Because I am having a bit of a carpe diem moment this week.  My doctor ordered me to eat gluten to prepare for a test. So, for the last week, I’ve been busy with some serious cramming. And it’s been a dizzying sort of delish, the kind that begins with pizza and well, will probably end with pizza.  Because you can’t have a serious study session without pizza. Gluten-free pizza cannot compete… Read more »

While flipping through a magazine last week, I saw a two page spread of Pretty Things You Wish You Had or something like that. Anyway, I saw a cute, colorful glass tumbler and immediately I got caught in the glow of something sparkly. I thought: I want my kitchen to look cute too! I must replace my mismatched (read: broken) sets immediately! Then my house will be pretty and in magazine-like order. Okay maybe not exactly like a magazine, because… Read more »