TLUI – (Thanksgiving Leftovers Under the Influence)


It’s the day after  Thanksgiving, which means quality time has been spent with family. “Quality” being a relative term. We’ve all got coping mechanisms – like hitting the sauce.  And I’m not talking cranberries. When the blessed sound of Aunt Edna’s muffler scraping the pavement on her way home hits your eardrums, on go the [...]

Quintuple Chocolate Pudding Pie


My husband. Great father. Smart. Funny (sorta). And a big geek. Or nerd. Whichever term you prefer.

Pie Crust Perfection


Once while I was wooing my now husband (then boyfriend), I decided I’d lure him in by replicating my mom’s perfect homemade pie crust for Thanksgiving dinner. I thought it would be easy because my mom always made it seem so. I gathered all the ingredients and set to work playing Martha Stewart in the [...]