Update

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So it has been awhile my long lost friends. So sorry. I really have missed you. To answer to defcon5 silence for so long, I have a few reasons. In no definite order: 1. I was struggling with what I made public in this space vs. what I should maybe keep private. 2. Time. 3. Priorities. 4. My time capsule :  Realizing […]

Belli Elasticity Belly Oil because it’s DRY OUT

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  Dry chapped lips windy weather. That is what southern California has been experiencing for DAYS AND DAYS now. Enough already. The only thing that has saved me from turning into a shrived prune is this find. Belli Elasticity Belly Oil I know, I know. It is meant for pregnant woman and avoiding dreaded stretch […]

If I was ever to got sick

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What a very good man, both touching and inspiring. Check out this link for the complete story      

Honey Brined Turkey with Gravy

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First off, the AMA’s (American Music Awards). Did you watch? I vote better than the VMA’s. When you get around to watching that DVR, pause to think twice about: Geisha racism from Katy Perry… really? Euphoric Justin Timberlake performance.  He earned a life time membership on the island Tremendous black dresses Rihanna and Glee’s Naya Rivera. […]

Turkey Meatloaf

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Oh, come in, sit down, I was-hey, you want something to eat? [shouting]  HEY MOM! CAN WE GET SOME MEATLOAF?  Chazz Reinhold ~ Wedding Crashers (I say this a lot and am teaching my kids to do the same) Back in the day, my mom would make ground beef meatloaf. Sorry Mama but this young grasshopper […]

Browned Butter and Sage Mashed Potatoes

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This is a re-post from yester- year. A few of you asked me to get my head back into blogging. Encouraging me that this recipe for Thanksgiving would be the perfect way to start. Well okay.  Sounds easy enough. Here is my recipe for Browned Butter and Sage Mashed Potatoes. This recipe has been a gold […]

Summer Photo Diary 2013

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It’s a long one. Have a seat. Summer 2013 you were a good one. JUNE || Birthday – Return to the Pool – Naps – Married 18 years. JULY || The 4th – San Clemente – Mission Beach – Santa Barbara Learning to Boogie A heart full of protection, didn’t see this coming. Best man […]

What the Teen Beach Movie Taught My Youngest

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Disney’s Teen Beach Movie was discussed for months ad naseum here at base camp. Was the DVR set to record? It was a daily anxiety provoking question for my youngest. We had planned on being far away at a beach house the night it aired. Luckily the home had Cable and the Disney Channel was […]

Justin Timberlake with a side of JZ

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If you can get some tickets to the Justin Timberlake/JZ experience. SET LIST “Holy Grail” (Jay-Z) “Rock Your Body” (Timberlake) “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)” (Jay-Z) “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)” (Jay-Z) “Excuse Me Miss” (Jay-Z) “Señorita” (Timberlake) “On To The Next One” (Jay-Z) “Like I Love You” (Timberlake) “My Love” (Timberlake) “Big Pimpin’” […]