Category Archives: Dessert

Coconut Cheesecake Bars

I have been paying Canton, NY a visit every now and then for work.  It’s a tiny little town in the North Country.  While it is a bit of a hike, whenever I find myself up there for a meeting, … Continue reading

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Hot Weather calls for some Coconut Ice-y Cream Goodness

I ran out of Bodyglide this weekend. As I was getting ready for yet another hot sweaty run, I used whatever I had left hoping it would be enough. It was….just enough. I stopped in at a Dick’s Sporting Goods … Continue reading

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Following Mom’s Orders: Stay Home, Take it Easy, and Bake me Two Cakes Please

In my continuing quest to have every letter of the alphabet represented in my name, last week, I gave myself a week off from physical exercise to focus on exercising my brain. That exercise came in the form of the … Continue reading

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Ice S’mores Sandwiches

I begrudgingly became captain of this kickball team I play with at work.  I mean, Begrudgingly with a super capital B.  I don’t know how to play kickball plus I can barely get my dog to listen to me, how was … Continue reading

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I Burpee’d for Some Croissants

I’m exhausted and I smell like butter….and that’s all good… Today I completed my first workout for the CrossFit Games Open.  The website explains the whole event better than I could, but essentially the Open is where anyone who wants … Continue reading

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I Just Need To Believe in Myself Hot Chocolate

The other day at CrossFit, our WOD (workout of the day) consisted of a set of strict presses (pressing the bar from shoulders to overhead) and a set of push presses (same movement, except with the addition of using your … 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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