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Archives for October, 2011

Breast Cancer and Me

When I was 23 years old, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. I still remember everything about it. She said she discovered a lump in her breast when she was bathing one night. She was so upset she went out on the patio with a cigarette and a bottle of bourbon and cried ‘why […]

Consumer Cafe: Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Topping

I found this yummy recipe at tastykitchen.com. Unlike the previous two pumpkin bread recipes, this recipe only makes one loaf. Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Topping Ingredients FOR THE STREUSEL: 1 cup All-purpose Flour ½ cups Firmly Packed Light Brown Sugar 1 stick Melted Butter 2 teaspoons Cinnamon _____ FOR THE PUMPKIN BREAD: 2 whole Eggs ⅓ cups Cold Water ½ cups Oil […]

Glam Alert: Beauty Apps

Want beauty tips? There’s an app for that. I know that Blackberry and others are now offering apps and I apologize to those readers who do not have an iPhone. I assume you can find the apps on both but since I don’t have a Blackberry I can only check iTunes. Beauty Tips App from […]

Website of the Week: williams-sonoma.com

Williams-Sonoma – oh how I love thee. If ever I am in a bad mood, I can visit your store, and be happy when I leave. I am not the greatest cook in the world, but having fancy tools makes me feel like one. It is a great site for anyone who wants to give […]