Oh Stubbs, You Are For Real!

Towards the end of fall semester of 2018 I had a rather large marketing assignment in my sales class that involved writing a skit and preforming the skit (I asked TW to help me with this part) via video selling Stubb’s BBQ products to a fictitious restaurant in San Diego, California. The skit was well written however, TW and I will be keeping our day … Continue reading Oh Stubbs, You Are For Real!

The Infamous Flag Cake

The Flag Cake is a cake that most of us have come accustom to having on the table at Fourth of July get togethers. It really is unmistakeable with its raspberry stripes and the blueberry star background all nestled in a cream cheese frosting. This ingenious creation was given to us by Ina Garten from the Barefoot Contessa [cookbook: Family Style] which was first featured … Continue reading The Infamous Flag Cake

Hillbilly..Pizza..Cowboy..What Kind of Lasagna?!?!?!?

Like most families out there our time to converse the most is around the dinner table. We tell the stories of our day and then ask the questions of what is on our minds. As always the most asked question towards the end a meal, “What do you want for dinner tomorrow?” The typical answer is usually I don’t know. That’s usually the answer I … Continue reading Hillbilly..Pizza..Cowboy..What Kind of Lasagna?!?!?!?

Authenticity, Fandoms and Other Nagging Thoughts

When the Magnolia Journal first appeared on newsstands the idea of it didn’t thill me until I actually picked up a copy and was impressed. I love the down to earth approach to their magazine! The thing I have taken notice is how they theme the issues. For example this past issue for spring is all about authenticity. For example this past issue for spring … Continue reading Authenticity, Fandoms and Other Nagging Thoughts