5 Things: Framed Pancake Maniac Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the San Francisco neighbor who made pancakes and a lot of new friends. I just want to request that he add chocolate chips for the next get-together and I’ll bring a frittata! Well, even if no one made you pancakes this week, we’ve gotten allContinue reading “5 Things: Framed Pancake Maniac Edition”

5 Things: Broadway Home Travel Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the school custodian who got one heck of a welcome after becoming a US citizen. What a lovely story! Well, even if the only welcome you got this week was your pet wondering where breakfast was, it is Friday! You know that means it’s timeContinue reading “5 Things: Broadway Home Travel Edition”

Advent 2021: Day 16

Good morning and happy “Chocolate-Covered Anything” day! (Yes, that’s a real thing.) Over the past few years, our family has added homemade chocolate truffles to our Christmas cookie repertoire. (You can find a recipe here.) Simple (literally only three ingredients required) and delicious! Rolled in cocoa powder, sea salt, or sprinkles, the results are ratherContinue reading “Advent 2021: Day 16”

5 Things: Royal Buttercup Muffins Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the gent who is living every bookworm’s dream after finding a secret passage in his library. Can you imagine how much fun that would be? Add that one to the life goals list: Buy a house with a secret passage in the library! Well, evenContinue reading “5 Things: Royal Buttercup Muffins Edition”

5 Things: Dazzling Moth Beans Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the WWII vet who just turned 112! The dear man’s advice? “Serve God and be nice to people.” That sounds like a winner. Well, even if you feel like you’ve aged 112 years this week, it is Friday! Time to stare dreamily off into spaceContinue reading “5 Things: Dazzling Moth Beans Edition”

5 Things: Porch Pi Scam Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the folks who work for Walmart, and now Target, who are getting their college tuition reimbursed. I just thought that this was the coolest thing and sort of wish my employer would have done the same way back when I was slaving away at retailContinue reading “5 Things: Porch Pi Scam Edition”

5 Things: Space da Brie Edition

Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a great week like the folks who discovered that they are relatives of Leonardo da Vinci. This would definitely be an interesting topic of conversation for dinner parties. Especially when *that* friend tells you that they traced their family back to the Mayflower. You could be like “Oh?Continue reading “5 Things: Space da Brie Edition”

5 Things: 75 and Counting Edition

Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a great week like Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter who celebrated 75 years of marriage. Aren’t they cute? Well, even if a 4-day work week seemed like the only longevity that you could manage at this point in time, it is Friday! You know that means you get aContinue reading “5 Things: 75 and Counting Edition”

5 Things: Valentine Chocolate Field Goal Edition

Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a great week regardless of whether or not your team won the Super Bowl. As usual, I tuned in for the commercials because my cursory knowledge of the football rules isn\’t really enough to make it enjoyable. Alas! A lost cause. Now onto a topic that I doContinue reading “5 Things: Valentine Chocolate Field Goal Edition”

5 Things: Happier with Bananas Edition

  Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a great week despite learning that a certain groundhog has predicted six more weeks of winter that would have happened anyway. Maybe it\’s the social distancing talking but it seemed like an even bigger waste of time this year. Can someone enlighten me as to why oneContinue reading “5 Things: Happier with Bananas Edition”