Monthly Archives: December 2012

Making SMART-er Goals for 2013!

It’s that time of year again.  That time when we do one of two things.  Make resolutions or resolve to not make resolutions because they never stick anyway. Let me admit, I am in the second camp. This year, I’m … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner 2012 With A Little Almond Joy Cake

The holidays are coming to a close.  It seemed so quick this year.  It felt like only yesterday I was in A.J Friedman’s scoffing at the display of Christmas cards when it was 80 deg outside. Christmas this year was … Continue reading

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Sharing Pictures Today in the Digital Age…How about over some Spiked Chocolate Banana Bread?

In the age of digital photography, what do people do with all the pictures they are taking with their increasingly more fancy/powerful cameras?  How many people just take pictures for the sake of taking pictures and then just throw them … Continue reading

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Your Secret Santa Felt Cheap, so She Made Your Gift: Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix and Marshmallows

The Apocalypse is supposed to happen this Friday.  It’s also the Westchester Breakfast Club’s third anniversary.  As well as the annual WBC Secret Santa exchange!  Given these three rather important events, we deicded to roll it all up and celebrate … Continue reading

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Back to the simple things: Chocolate Pudding

I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting into the Christmas spirit this year.  I haven’t had time to go down to Manhattan to do my usual Christmas tour/shopping.  I still refuse to visit any form of mall.  There’s no … Continue reading

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In an Attempt to Stall: Notes on Making Cranberry Orange Pecan Coffee Cake

I confess.  I am not capable of working from home.  There’s just always something else more fun that needs to be done first.  Things like duct taping the windows (draft control), cleaning the oven, vacuuming, and of course, updating this … Continue reading

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This Girl Likes Beer: NYC Craft Beer Festival

What is a typical girl these days?  With women advancing as quickly as they are, has our paradigm of a typical woman shifted fast enough to keep up? I don’t know what makes a typical girl these days, but I … Continue reading

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