Kitchen Monkey – The BEST Banana Bread

I have had a slew of kitchen fails lately. Three nights of bad recipes in a row followed by one giant wrist burn from a roasting pan that I even had the dermatologist take a look at. I was feeling a bit let down with my skills, especially living with the Chap who is a…

Christmas!!

I just love the holidays. And my birthday. And this week we had both, literally celebrating all week- it was fantastic! I was elated to have my first real tree this year. I can’t even recall a real tree as a child and certainly never as an adult. I had this dreamy idea that the…

An Apple A Day

Thanksgiving was different, good different this year. Instead of an eight hour car ride to WV or staying at home with far too many leftovers at hand, the Chap and I headed up to NYC with his family. His sister lives in Brooklyn, his parents drove in from the Cape, and we all had a…