The first time I ever had Duck Donuts, it was one of the first times I visited the Outer Banks of North Carolina years ago. I'd had plenty of donuts in my life, but this place blew all other donut places out of the water. They make the donuts to order and serve them warm… Continue reading Duck Donuts And The Best Donut Ever: Maple Bacon!
In the Ohio town I used to live in, it's currently -1 degree with a wind chill of at least -20. That's really freaking cold. Having lived there for 29 years, I remember what it's like. It hurts to breathe when it's that cold. During my last winter there (2013) before I moved to North… Continue reading Homesickness VS Reality: Winter Sucks
If you're a vegan who's offended by other people enjoying meat topped with yet more delicious meat, now is the time to stop reading. This post is all about meat, specifically the glorious king of all meats: bacon!!! You've been warned. I found out earlier today via Facebook that it happens to be National Bacon… Continue reading Christmas Ale Bacon Cheeseburgers And National Bacon Day!!
I'm a born and raised country girl and I used to go muddin' all the time back when I lived in Ohio. In the years since I traded in NE Ohio for Cary, NC and my trucks/Jeeps for a fuel-efficient Kia, I've really missed my old life and hobbies. So, when I accidentally got my… Continue reading You Gotta Get A Little Mud On The Tires
Here I am in my home state of Ohio! It's just as cold and gray as I remember, and I still love it. People are simpler here; they're not as pretentious as the wealthy suburbanites in Cary who all buy the same cookie cutter house for $400k and drive the same $80k luxury SUV in… Continue reading Vacation In Ohio!
Happy Thanksgiving, fellow Americans! I like Thanksgiving because it's a holiday centered around two of my favorite things: food and family. This year, I'm thankful for the fact that I don't have to attempt to make an entire turkey dinner in my ridiculously tiny kitchen. I'm pretty sure it would be impossible. My husband and… Continue reading Thanksgiving Baking Adventures: Booze-Infused Pies
I'm embarrassed to see that my home state of Ohio is once again attempting to completely remove women's choices with their bullshit "heartbeat bill" banning all abortions after 6 weeks. It isn't the first time they've tried it, and with any luck it will be voted down as unconstitutional, but it's terrifying for women and… Continue reading The “Heartbeat Bill” Is A Travesty For Ohio Women