Archive | December, 2011

Salted Caramel Pecan Linzer Cookies

Salted Caramel Pecan Linzer Cookies

I’m reading What Alice Forgot. It’s about a woman who has no memory of the past ten years of her life. She thinks she is a blissfully in-love newly wed, pregnant with her first child when she is really a mother of three going through a nasty divorce. And she isn’t proud of the type […]

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Santa Hat Cookies & Why I Hate Santa

I guess HATE is too strong, but I don’t like Santa. Except maybe this Santa. He’s awesome: (Photo taken by my brother-in-law, and Hawks fan, Austin Metz) It all started years ago when I was working at a group home with teenage foster and probation kids in South Central Los Angeles. I know, the white […]

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Baked Apple Rings: Healthy Indulgence

Baked Apple Rings: Healthy Indulgence

Another healthy post! We have to have ways to indulge and still enjoy. Of course, after I made these little 35 calorie rings of goodness, I smothered them in caramel sauce. Not quite as healthy. I had some leftover from Thanksgiving, so it was more like recycling.  These are also a great treat for kids. […]

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World AIDS Day & ATrue Story Of AIDS In An Elementary School

World AIDS Day & ATrue Story Of AIDS In An Elementary School

The Oldest Soul in the School Yard In 1985 AIDS had formed the perfect storm of mass hysteria. A catastrophic cocktail of ignorance, death and wild-rumors-routinely-reported-as-fact on the Nightly news had whipped the world in to a wide eyed, froth mouth frenzy. We were all going to die, it was air born now, right? It […]

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