July 24th was both one of the best days of my life but also one of the worst. I woke up that morning having barely slept, so full of excitement that I’m pretty sure I galloped out of bed into the shower. The reason behind my ear-to-ear grin was because I was going to be … More Why Mama needs a drink.
For the past half-hour, I have been sitting at my computer, re-writing, deleting & re-writing this opening paragraph. Since I’ve started allanabytes a few months ago, I’ve rarely had trouble with writers block. Usually, my mind boggles with ideas and I start scribbling down phrases or the like, on post its, or the palm of … More Brownies & Best Friends
On most occasions, I’m not a fan of being rushed while I write. Today is the exception. I have an hour before I have to actually get out of my pajamas, shower and get ready for work but in these ticking minutes, I absolutely must blog about the plate of food I just cooked. The … More Cook with confidence / Enjoy your food
Now Playing – “Home” by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros There’s nothing I hate more than the sound of my alarm clock going off. The buzzing, buzzing buzzing sound waking me from my deep slumber and my pleasant dream of eating artichokes with a spicy aioli dip that I effortlessly whipped up, while not … More The post that almost wasn’t …
T’was the perfect morning – I had slept in until noon and had a few hours to spare before work, so I took comfort on my couch with an oversize furry blanket, a cup of piping hot coffee and this month’s Bon Appetit. I figured I would probably stumble upon a few yummy recipes, maybe … More Whoopie Pies, Ya’ll