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  • Uncle Richard’s Meatballs-getting this recipe was my highlight of 2018! Great video of him in the post. Love you Zio!
  • Lemon Ricotta Cookies - tied with Lemon Cheesecake bars for first place in my heart - from past blogs.
  • Looking at past blog posts makes me want to eat pasta NOW!
  • Lemon Cheesecake bars- if loving them is wrong, I don't want to be right - from a past blog.
  • Polenta was my dad's favorite - another blast from my blogging past.
  • Seven layer cookie - my truest love in college - a blast from my blogging past.
  • Can't wait for blackberry season -my favorite blackberry tart - from blogs from the past
  • Lemon Ricotta Pancakes - one of my daughter's favorite things - I'm going down blog memory lane.
  • My favorite cream of mushroom soup with thyme and sherry - yum -- blogs from the past!
  • A blast from my Cannoli blog past.
  • Made some almond biscotti a few days ago. Maybe I won't share after all.

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Six Months of Sitting 8 Hours a Day

April 28, 2017

I love my job writing radio commercials. Its’ great because I love writing, and because people at my workplace actually seem to appreciate my work, which will never stop thrilling me. I’ve worked plenty of places where I was not appreciated, so I know this is not the norm.  Being valued makes you shine and want to work really hard. The tiny downside to this job is that…

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I Got a Visit on All Souls’ Day

November 3, 2015

I was rooting around in my closet a few nights ago looking for a jacket to wear because,  joy of joys, it’s finally cool in the evenings here. As I slid clothes along the wooden rod in my tiny closet,  I spotted my dad’s favorite green sweatshirt. He loved that sweatshirt and used to wear it all the time — really — I mean ALL the time. If you…

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Fusion Soup and Happy St. Pat’s Day!

March 17, 2015

Ok, enough serious posts for a while. You’ll be pleased to know that I’m over my November Zucchini Funk. It lasted all the way into February, which is why I visited the therapist three weeks ago. Nothing makes a person feel better than going in and whining for an hour non-stop to someone who listens, tells you your feelings are valid and hands you tissues.…

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It Ain’t Pretty, But Man, is it Good!

October 14, 2014

Unless you’re David Copperfield or Doug Henning, you can’t make split pea soup look beautiful. I must have taken 25 shots of it in every kind of light and it still looked like split pea soup. I almost wrapped a feather boa around the bowl, to dress it up, but decided to go with honesty. Because just like with prospective mates, sometimes you have to look past appearances…