You know that old saying; “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!” I am there. I am not going to divulge what it is that has me frustrated and discouraged and feeling like….uggh, but after reading an article on LinkedIn on my lunch break this afternoon, I now know that I am not the only one out there in this same predicament. I know that … Continue reading Oh, Lemons!!!!
Life in my world of writing has been a little bit uneventful. Truthfully when it comes down to it, I don’t want to be burned out on the blogging thing. Not to mention I really haven’t had a moment to carve out the time to write, however, it doesn’t mean that my life in the real world hasn’t been uneventful. All last week the biggest … Continue reading To Be Fair…
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 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
When I entered into the world of food service I had some knowledge which was taught to me by my mom of how to cook and prep. My very first job is where I picked up almost all of my skills that I carry with me today. Such as don’t put a metal pan in the microwave (oops! At home we didn’t have metal pans) … Continue reading One Core, Two Core
I have seen the hoopla of what some folks go though to make their ice coffee. I will hand it to them and give credit where it is due. I’m going to be honest, I really don’t understand all the fuss of making ice coffee the way some folks do. Is there some kind of mysterious scientific process that happens that I am just not … Continue reading My Version of Ice Coffee
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?!?!?!?
I mention the other day that we chased Irish Fairy Doors in Dublin but there are a few things that I left out from that post that I wanted to share with y’all today. There is one thing that I noticed in my photos is that we never seem to catch a sunny days here in this state. You would think that we were in … Continue reading From Dublin to the Lane Avenue Bridge
Among the brick streets, the park and quaint homes in the very ethnic founded neighborhood of German Village we discover a French bakery via recommendation. We also by recommendation were advised to experience the sausage haus. Growing up with a German heritage it is no surprise that the majority of my childhood dinners were German based. Yep, sauerkraut and sausages were a staple in our … Continue reading A Little Sausage Haus in Columbus
Most big cities have a neighborhood that stands out for its uniqueness and Columbus’ German Village is no exception. It does stand out for its quaint cottage like homes toward the Brewery District, ornate homes towards the park, brick streets from out of Europe, and one amazing park with a water fountain where people used to keep themselves cool in the hot summer months. The … Continue reading My Favorite French Bakery in a German Village