Monthly Archives: January 2011

I got an award!

For my stylish blog! It feels weird to say this since I have always felt awkward in this type of situations. Or I should say my husband, Jay got the award because he is the one who tirelessly designed this web page and worked on my endless requests (Can you move that border like 3/32″… Read On

One of the best challenges of my life… Joconde Imprime/Entremet

Several months ago, in July, I mentioned to my husband that I would like to join the monthly the Daring Bakers‘ challenges. After giving it some thought though, I decided to wait on that. But I kept watching the others… What were they baking? Did it look difficult? Was I going to beĀ  OK if… Read On

A Painting Triumph, and Butternut Squash Soup…

I did it! After complaining about and hating our bedroom color for the four years since we moved into this house, I finally painted it with something more calming, refreshing, soothing… Some kind of a blue called “Ozone” in the Behr color family! Choosing a paint color has become a very overwhelming process thanks to… Read On

Easy ending with baked goat cheese salad…

This past weekend was a busy one… you know, the kind when you do anything and everything except relaxing. After a whole two days of running around, we got home around 8pm on Sunday night, all exhausted but feeling good about checking things off of our list. (Well, to tell you the truth, it is… Read On

Brace yourselves for another snow day… with a cup of Red Lentil Soup!

Yes, it’s happening again… In South Carolina, we were warned for a winter storm starting from tonight until Tuesday. Most likely, the schools will be closed, people will prefer to work from home, and the drivers not so keen on driving on the icy roads will have hard time to get to where they are… Read On

Semolina Halva… And the taste of friendship!

When I was in college, my group of friends used to get together very often… When I say “often”, I really mean “often often”… so often that our mothers could never keep track of whether there was one more or one less of us in the house. We would move as a tribe among the… Read On