Category Archives: baking

It’s a facebook world…we’re just living in it

I’ve been noticing some interesting things since my self imposed social media hiatus. No one uses plain old email anymore! I got on facebook in 2008 and in that time facebook has become everyone’s go to medium for communication all … Continue reading

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Remembering Martine…the chocolate cake of my French maman

I’ve been meaning to write a post about this and reading “For Ginnie” at withoutamicrowave.wordpress.com inspired me to do it today. Martine was my French Maman. She was my mentor. She taught me how to cook and over 20 years … Continue reading

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The hot, delicious, chocolate, molten center…reclaiming the word mid-life!

Okay, so my friend took issue yesterday with the use of the word “mid-life”. She said, “I feel like I’m just getting started!” She’s so right, so I started thinking about the word. It certainly has “old” written all over … Continue reading

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10 Things to love about marrying a Frenchman

1.  Going to visit family in Paris instead of…well,…..anywhere else! 2. Having your girlfriend tell you she secretly calls your answering machine just to hear the Frenchman’s accent. 3.  Having a secret code language in public when needing to reprimand, … Continue reading

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