Archives for January 2012


35. Mid-thirties. GAH!!!  When did that happen?! Growing up, you relate age to people.  Like, you look at your parents and think, “That’s what 50 is.” My mom just shy of 37 when she had me.  And that was like, old.  She also happened to have 3 teenagers in the house by then too (surprise!!) […]

Orville Super Bowl Giveaway

The 46th Super Bowl will take place on February 5, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 ET on NBC and regardless if you’re a football fan or not, chances are you will be tuning in at some point even if it’s just to check out the famous Super Bowl commercials or […]

Who Knew Cloves Would Save My Sanity! Yes, Cloves.

Today has been a week since I had 3 impacted wisdom teeth surgically removed. By surgically I mean I was completely unaware of the world around me via some wonderful IV sedation. The pain I woke up though was nothing compared to what I’ve been enduring all week, progressively getting worse, not better. I went […]

M&M’s Ms Brown Revealed (and winner info!)

The candy is out of the bag!  I can’t take credit for that line, I stole it from the M&M’s Canada Facebook page! Ms. Brown was revealed today and I have to say, I love her feisty look, don’t you?  I received this awesome photo in my email today – you just can’t beat a […]

Oh Sweet Valentine

Do you remember Valentine’s Day parties from your childhood?  I do – I remember being in elementary school and excitedly going through the little classroom-made envelope of cards I received that day, eager to see which card the boy I liked gave me.  Looking back, chances are the boys could have cared less about Valentines […]

Heart Healthy Recipes From Cheerios!

I always tell friends that I’m a cook, not a baker, and therefore am always happy to accept any baking they send my way.  Part of my issue is that baking seems to take so many ingredients and it’s typically not things I keep in my pantry. As a Life Made Delicious Connector, I get […]

Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup

I’ve just updated my photo for this delicious Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe, and made an adjustment to the recipe as well.  The original recipe as I posted it called for 6 cups of chicken broth.  The containers we buy (box) are 900ml, so I found it easier just to pour in 2 containers of […]