My Vacation in Massachusetts

Unemployment has left me with nothing but frustration.  I have submitted my resume (to which I update constantly) too many times to count.  I’m pretty sure I’m in the 1,000’s range by now.  I’m not getting a lot of hits.  The few that I did, chose other candidates.  Other nibbles were for jobs that I […]

Alice and the Super Bowl

I couldn’t sleep so I thought I’d write a quick update (sorry folks, no recipe today). Do you ever get the feeling that you just can’t catch a break?  I’ve been feeling a bit like Alice lately (tumbling down the rabbit hole).  Waiting on unemployment checks, waiting to hear back from job interviews, just… waiting […]

Top 12 Recipes of 2012

Hello everyone and happy New Years Eve!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday.  It’s about that time again where we all ponder the year’s accomplishments, realize how little we really got done and make new resolutions for the upcoming year.  Or maybe that’s just how I do things? 2012 was a tough year […]

Foodie’s Fiscal Cleanse

I recently watched an episode of Cheapskates on TLC about extreme penny pinchers.  On this particular episode, a gentleman and his wife participated (amongst many other activities) in what they called a “fiscal cleanse.”  For them, this meant they did not purchase a single item for an entire month.  It was a chance to empty out […]