Monday Morning QB

Well, the Superbowl of Meals, aka Thanksgiving, is over and the pressing questions have been answered. Was the turkey moist? Was the stuffing delectable? Did the pies dazzle and delight? Yes, yes and yes on my part. Although getting a hot meal out on plates for 14 people isn’t an easy task, so as peopleContinue reading “Monday Morning QB”

A Week of Triumph and Failure

So I’ve “fallen back” in time, which I (and I believe the rest of the world) hate with a passion. It gets dark so early! Real Simple advises some practical home maintenance advise to complete on this day. I did a couple of the suggested items- changing a/c filters and cleaning my coffee maker. ByContinue reading “A Week of Triumph and Failure”

The Halloweeniests of Halloweens

This year, 2022, has been the Halloweeniests of Halloweens for me. It started off with buying candy corn in September. Buying Halloween Candy early never ends well for me, but I’m not particularly enthralled with candy corn, so it’s not much of a temptation. Now, peanut M & M’s or Milk Duds, and I’d beContinue reading “The Halloweeniests of Halloweens”

My Week of Endless Eating

Last week may have been the “Foodiest” week for Foodie in Miami ever! It started Monday with Rosh Hashanah dinner at my sister’s Kelley’s house with her family. We had Matzo Ball Soup, Brisket with Gravy, Potato Leek Kugel, Brussels Sprouts with Tahini dressing and Pomegranate Seeds and Challah Bread. Dessert was a delicious AppleContinue reading “My Week of Endless Eating”

Fall in Miami

All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey… The Mamas and Papas Here in Miami, all the leaves aren’t brown, but the sky is grey and rainy, due to incoming Hurricane Ian. Yes, while the rest of the country begins to bundle up for the Fall nip in the air, we here inContinue reading “Fall in Miami”

Gigi Camp- Hawaiian Style!

Someone asked a celebrity what the best part of being a grandparent was and he said the fact he no longer had to listen to his friends tell him how great it was. I get it! I was one of the first people of my social circle to become a grandparent, and extolled the virtuesContinue reading “Gigi Camp- Hawaiian Style!”

A Week of Celebrations

This was a week of many celebrations! First, Zeke and I celebrated 18 years of marriage on June 5th. This officially puts us past the mark of my first 17-year marriage, so Zeke can breathe a sigh of relief. We drove down to the Keys on a sunny Sunday, grateful for sunshine after a weekContinue reading “A Week of Celebrations”

Bittersweet Days

I’m thinking love Love, love, love More sweet than bitter. Bittersweet by Big Head Todd and the Monsters So I finished Atlas of the Heart, the new book by Brene Brown about the eighty-seven emotions humans experience and how they effect our lives. I related to a lot of the passages, but was especially movedContinue reading “Bittersweet Days”

In Good Company

So for two years, I avoided it like the plague. I washed my hands for 20 seconds, stayed six feet apart from my fellow man, hand sanitized my hands raw, wiped down groceries, sprayed disinfectant on the mail, Instacarted groceries, Amazoned everything, had shoe washing stations outside my front door, wiped down all surfaces withContinue reading “In Good Company”