Monthly Archives: June 2012

Recipe: Rice Krispie Treats for Grown Ups

Hide your kids, this recipe here is for grown ups only. Why? Two reasons: brown butter and peanut butter chocolate ganache. We all know rice krispie treats are delicious but why not bring them to the next level? This recipe … Continue reading

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I Got An iPad!

In early June John and I bought iPads! He wanted one for easier mobile computing and playing games and I wanted one for photo editing and blogging. I love it so much already! I even sewed a little coverlette for … Continue reading

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America’s Test Kitchen Follow Up

You may remember back in April when I got picked as a semi-finalist in the America’s Test Kitchen Learn to Cook Week contest. The contest was to kick off their newly launched online cooking school and the prize was a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Grilled Lemon Balsamic Asparagus

It’s summer which means I’m craving light meals and everything cooked on the grill. I came up with this asparagus recipe to satisfy both and I think it came out fantastic! Domestocrat’s Grilled Lemon Balsamic Asparagus 1.5 lbs. asparagus 3 … Continue reading

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DIY: Camera Strap Cover

One of my 30 Before 30 Project goals that I have been super excited about has been #14. Make 5 crafty things I’ve seen on Pinterest. This project was on the top of the list for two reasons: I really … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cheddar, Chive, and Bacon Biscuits

I never make biscuits and I really should because they are delicious and foolproof. Somehow I got it in my head that I needed biscuits immediately after we got home from our road trip. My go-to gal Joy is a … Continue reading

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More Leaping, Less Acquiescing

(Found in the July 2012 issue of of O Magazine.) I’ve spent the last 6 months doing some pretty deep soul searching. I find that this type of internal exploration always results in decisions that have to be made. When … Continue reading

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