Tag Archives: Food

Upside-down Pineapple Cake Blues

Here’s another archived post from Virginia’s first month of blogging (11 July 2011) Last weekend I experienced a bad case of upside-down pineapple cake blues. After checking the baking progress of a carefully constructed pineapple upside-down cake, it looked done … Continue reading

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Flowers! Flowers! Flowers (& more!)

My brother and I plotted (for months) to attend a big Comic Con in Va. Beach held a few weeks ago, but instead of braving massive crowds we decided to have a stay-cation.  A vacation usually involves vacating your home … Continue reading

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Mindlessness vs. Mindfulness

Lent is here, aaaaack! As Ash Wednesday begins the 40-day Lenten journey to Easter, we forage into fasting & abstinence (all the things we mean to give up, must give up, try to give up?) But Lent is about more … Continue reading

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Snapshot & Weekend Whatnots: Cheers!

SNAPSHOT: & WHATNOT:  “A fine beer may be judged with one sip, but it’s better to be thoroughly sure.” A Czech proverb proffering weekend wisdom as sighted in downtown Williamsburg @ DOG Street Pub on Duke of Gloucester Street (that … Continue reading

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Gelato? Ice Cream? (inspirational splurges)

While visiting Italy awhile back, one of my travel buddies was really into Gelato, the Italian version of ice cream that bursts with flavor.  As we visited each city, town, village, (neighborhood), she had to sample the local gelato. It … Continue reading

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Misbegotten (mostly) Vegan Me

(or fall down seven times, get up eight!) Whether vegan or not, this post is about choices and willpower (or the lack thereof.) Yes, Virginia was an avid Vegan for three (very long) years. As a long-time vegetarian, my idea … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

Yesterday morning when I told my brother that home-made mashed potatoes were on our dinner menu, I added, “Shere (our big sis) makes the best mashed potatoes. My mashed potatoes are never as good as hers.” Dwight immediately quipped, “Practice … Continue reading

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