Fast Four

Another book to add to my reading list. When I drive through Detroit neighborhoods it’s devastating to see so many beautiful homes being lost to decay. I’m so glad there are people out there willing to take on such challenges. It’s unbelievable that 50 years ago women weren’t allowed to run in marathons. It’s incredible … More Fast Four

Christmas Cookies 2015

Sunday afternoon Cara and I spent hours in the kitchen baking cookies. It was our third year carrying out this tradition and I believe our most successful attempt.  We were pleased with all the recipes this year.  The eggnog cookie recipe is fantastic.  It is easy to make and delicious.  I stopped experimenting with homemade … More Christmas Cookies 2015

Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake

When I was younger cheesecake was my favorite dessert.  Pumpkin cheesecake was the best of both worlds.  Surprisingly, while I’ve tried my hands at some challenging desserts, I’ve never attempted cheesecake.  I won’t go as far to say I made a real cheesecake this weekend since this is no-bake; however, it is a lovely substitute. … More Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake

Bon Bon Bon

This weekend Danny and I discovered a new ‘favorite thing’:  Bon Bon Bon in Hamtramck. Yes, Hamtramck and not Detroit. However, the 2.089 sq miles that make up Hamtramck are located within the boundaries of Detroit; therefore, I’m going to say it counts.  Hamtramck will be explored more at a later date but today’s post … More Bon Bon Bon

Easy Fall Brownies

It’s that time of year again when everything is flavored like pumpkin spice and caramel apple. It’s a trend that has become so trivialized it’s not as special as it use to be. Nevertheless, when I saw this two ingredient recipe for pumpkin brownies I had to try it. Combine one box of brownie mix … More Easy Fall Brownies