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Shamrock Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

Shamrock Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

I had a brilliant idea yesterday. Shamrock cupcakes! Of course! St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite quasi-holidays, even though I’m more Scottish than Irish, and I can’t stand beer, even if it is green. I like having the right to pinch anyone not festive enough to wear green, and there is no better way … Continue reading

Some fruit, a frog and a marshmallow walk into a blog…

Some fruit, a frog and a marshmallow walk into a blog…

Welcome, friends! Today we are going to talk about fruit. And frogs. And fluffy marshmallows. Aside from the alliteration, you’re probably wondering what those things have in common. Well, in the real world, not much, I’ll allow. But in the kitchen, they can come together to make something wonderful. Oh, alright, the frogs aren’t really … Continue reading

Grandpa’s Italian Meatballs

Grandpa’s Italian Meatballs

Greetings, Friends! Today’s topic is Italian Meatballs. Now, I have a confession to make. In all the mutt-like variety of my genetic and ethnic background, there is not even a bit of Italian. I have no pleasantly plump Nonna, nor do I have relatives back in the Old Country. I do, however, come from a … Continue reading

10 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wishes They Could Tell You

10 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wishes They Could Tell You

Hello, again! Today’s topic is teachers. I have known and worked with many teachers of all levels. Their work is the foundation of all our success. Teachers are long-suffering, with a special sense of purpose. A teacher is expected to be an event planner, entertainer, educator, counselor, nurse, artist, engineer, scientist, researcher, writer and coach. The … Continue reading