Have fun. Stay safe. Scare lots of people, and score lots of candy. And to prepare for all the ghostie ghoulie excellence, eat a lot of these: Pumpkin Pancakes 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon [...]
How soon “not now” becomes “never”Martin Luther
Music has always been a big deal to almost everyone around me. My parents took me to my first concert when I was 5. (Elvis. That’s right.) My brother and sister (above) both play the guitar and sing. James knows more about music that just about anyone I know. The Hurricane is obsessed with sound… [...]
When I was in college, I spent my summers working at a variety of different kids camps in far away states. The most extreme of these paying Kum-Ba-Yah gigs kept me in the camp’s kitchen area, where I spent the majority of my time running trays of glasses through an oversized, supersteamyfingerburning Hobart machine. Believe [...]
Pinch me. Somehow I drifted into a dream of olfactory goodness and was asked to work with Leslie Blodgett of Bare Escentuals and Sephora on a contest that starts today and goes through October 23, 2009. It’s rad. Check it. And then let me tell you what’s great about it. Leslie’s brand new perfume line, [...]
I have 1,000 photos to download off my camera. And 57 things to write. But before all that fun begins, I wanted to take a second to say that I subscribe to at least 10 magazines. (In what other instance do you pay half the price to have things delivered to your door?) And one [...]
Last March in Austin, I went to lunch with three women, and the convo steered into discussions of goals, dreams, life lists (although, I could only commit to a year list), and we started talking about what we could do to help each other achieve some things. It’s a pretty fantastic topic to kick around [...]
I posted my thoughts on pregnancy, and the sometimes resulting motherhood, on Gabrielle’s blog today. See you there!