Triple Lemon Cupcake

Triple lemon heaven

A light lemon cupcake filled with tangy lemon curd and topped with a delicate lemon buttercream frosting. It was triple lemon heaven in the form of a delightful cupcake. This out-of-this-world offering was another creation by Rubicon Bakers, the very same bakers of those magnificent Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes we shared with you last week. Today’s…

History of Comedy Lucille Ball

“The funnier sex”

Tonight Mama and I watched a wonderfully entertaining and informative docu-series about women in comedy. “The funnier sex” was the second of eight episodes in CNN’s “The History of Comedy” that’s airing Thursday nights through March. The show features tons of archive footage and interviews with stand-ups, talk show hosts and comedy writers. We loved this…

Flare Day Resting Meme

Day of recovery

It was a great day in that we did nothing. No appointments or errands, no calls, no Facebook, nothing. It was just what I needed and it was awesome in its nothingness. It was a much-needed day of recovery and that was today’s #OneGoodThing. Day 50 of 365. 1 year ago today: Homemade sweet potato fries…

Paisley love

Love of Paisley

About two months ago, we adopted the newest (and very adorable) member of our family, Paisley. Our connection with this sweet girl was immediate and we fell madly in love. She’s our second Boston, and we’ve been enjoying getting to know her “personality.” We’ve had some health challenges in the time since we adopted Paisley, and she…

Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Magnificent mint chocolate cupcakes 

I guess we’re easily suggestible, but watching the kids bake incredible cupcakes on Master Chef Jr. last night sparked an old, unfulfilled craving. So when I noticed this glorious 4-pack of cupcakes calling out to me in the market, I couldn’t resist. These delicious beauties were made by Rubicon Bakers, a Bay Area bakery with a…

Willie Bird Turkey Bacon case

A case of turkey bacon

Today’s #OneGoodThing was picking up a case of our favorite turkey bacon. It’s made locally by Willie Bird Turkeys of Sonoma and sold by the case at this great little market just a few minutes down the road from our home. They make a few varieties, but we love the uncured naturally smoked one because…