I made him snort laugh, making a joke about my armpits. He explained how I would die an immediate frozen death if I found myself on the planet Saturn. “I wouldn’t recommend a trip there,” he said.Continue reading
Yes. We ARE that family. Our cell phones are out, and we play Peppa videos for Junior at the table when we are out to eat.
Fight me.Continue reading
I gave an important presentation at work this morning, and afterwards, my friend kidnapped me. I thought we were getting lunch. She actually threw me into her new Jaguar and zipped me off to a salon for a mani-pedi.Continue reading
You wouldn’t happen to know the whereabouts of any freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies, would you, son?
Kids in bed. Face washed. Pajamas on. Homework and housework paused. I’m trying this thing called “sitting still and being quiet“ … but my thoughts drift to … cake.Continue reading
Research indicates there is growing negative sentiment in Germany against Americans, mostly on the political side, but nevertheless, my family (to include those in the States) continues to take our role as ambassadors VERY seriously.
This is the box my father in Ohio sent to my brother-in-law in Bavaria.Continue reading
My coworker W did not get the memo. His wife — who comes from a family of professional chefs/bakers — is a popular lifestyle blogger who literally has tens of thousands of fans following her recipes, and occasionally, he brings in her stuff.Continue reading
Question #1197: What do you like on your toast or biscuit?
I usually eat my toast with butter and fruit jam, although if it’s German pretzel bread, I prefer cream cheese with it.
But if I could, I would put Nutella, bacon, and sliced bananas on my toast every single day. I don’t just like that stuff … I LOVE it. I love it so much that I only eat it about once or twice a year.Continue reading
A friend needed a Christmas gift cake for a party. And gluten-free!! I tested out the recipe with the kids, and they ate it up. So here it is. Completely edible, too! It’s a gluten-free version of my chocolate cake and vanilla cream cheese frosting with vanilla and cherry fondant.
According to my friend, this cake was a SUCCESS.
I took this last night. I call this one ”Waiting for Waffle.“