When it's Saturday and the day's to-do list is way too long for a Saturday, you just go ahead and put the coffee in the pancakes. And, you know, hope you stop vibrating long enough to get some stuff done. (This post brought to you by all the clearance espresso powder left over from Kroger's … Continue reading Coffee pancakes. Yes, coffee pancakes.
I mean, really, it's always milkshake weather in my world, but for everybody else I suppose summer is the appropriate time for blended ice cream goodness. And I just so happen to have the best chocolate milkshake recipe in the world handy for the occasion. (Seriously, Justin and I have done the research. Some of … Continue reading Milkshake Weather
Ice cream. Coffee. Moonshine. It's Friday, let's do it up right! (Says the lady in pajamas who's already contemplated going to bed twice at 9:45 p.m.) A couple of weeks ago, I got to buy my booze in my home county for the first time ever. (Prohibition only recently ended here. Yes. I KNOW.) I … Continue reading Moonshine Milkshake
This morning I woke up completely stressed and nervous for no apparent reason. That's simply no way to be on a Saturday. That calls for margaritas. I took the advice of my shiny new anxiety management app (it's called SAM in case anyone's interested) and took a "pop to the shop" (it's also British and … Continue reading Blackberry Margarita Saturday
It took everything I had not to title this post Snow Day 2: Electric Boogaloo, but I didn't, because... I don't know... maturity? Yeah, probably not. So, Snow Day 1 was lovely. It was a nice little midweek vacation day surprise meant for reading and relaxing. Just enough snow to keep you inside, but nothing … Continue reading Snow Day 2 = Booze Day
Since my husband changed career paths a while back and decided to go the teaching route and our 10-year-old son is, well, a 10-year-old, snow days are a hot commodity around the McGill household. And nothing goes better with snow days than cookies. Ok, so actually every day (hour, minute, whatever) goes with cookies, but these are particularly good when … Continue reading Snow day = Cookie day
I absolutely realize that I'm posting an ice cream recipe on a day when the high is 26 degrees and we've just had our first snow of the winter, but it's hot chocolate ice cream, so it kind of works, right? Besides, it's Kentucky and will probably be 70 by Wednesday and you'll be … Continue reading Ice cream! Yes, ice cream.
Guacamole! If you totally forgot you need to actually bring something to that New Year's Eve gathering or just need something to eat while hiding on the couch, watching Netflix & trying to avoid any social contact at all on New Year's Eve, guacamole is your friend! I admit, I went decades of my life … Continue reading Guacamole goodness