Oreo Balls

It is that time of year that bakers go crazy trying to make enough cookies to give out to neighbors, teachers, display on elaborate cookie trays for church functions, work parties, and family get togethers. Everybody loves cookies/Christmas treats but few know just how much time, effort, planning, and even money go into these edible … More Oreo Balls

Thanksgiving in an RV

And no, we didn’t “order in”, we didn’t smoke or deep-fry the turkey, and we didn’t have pizza – this traditional Thanksgiving dinner was 100% cooked in the RV.  Having only been married for 2 ½ years (3 in January 2020) we’ve only celebrated 2 Thanksgivings as a married couple. The first year we went to my … More Thanksgiving in an RV

Pumpkin Bread

Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything, although, I’m not sure if many people are still “celebrating” the fall/autumn season in the month of November. I love autumn – I’m obsessed with pumpkins and draping leaves on every shelf, cabinet, and window in our tiny home. My pumpkin spice candles are still lit, and as … More Pumpkin Bread

SeaWorld – San Diego

One of the best places to visit in SoCal (that’s right, Southern California, I’m a local now) is SeaWorld.  I’m always hesitant going to large attraction areas because I want to actually enjoy my time, not wait in line and pay hundreds of dollars for mediocre food/entertainment while constantly repeating, “I hate people”.  I am very … More SeaWorld – San Diego

Brownies

A few years ago I was sitting in my apartment desperately craving brownies but not in possession of a brownie box mix. I wondered, “Can I make brownies from scratch?” Yes, that is a silly question but I had honestly never made or tasted a homemade brownie before – it was always from a box. … More Brownies