Making the Most of Your Produce

(Writer’s note: Please read the following sentences in the voice of an infomercial announcer.) Rotten fruits and vegetables. Dinners ruined by produce gone wrong. Grocery budget ballooning. Has this ever happened to you? Produce rots and it can rot fast, leaving you without key ingredients for your dinners and wasting money. But with this new […]


Lenten Novel-a-Thon: The Plot Thickens

Hello, dear Persephoneers! And so wraps up Week 3 of the Lenten Novel-a-Thon, and we now enter Week 4. How has everyone done so far? Remember, Easter Sunday is April 8, so while it has turned into crunch time for me, there is a little less than a month left to get that novel written.

Morbid Curiosity

Morbid Curiosity: Being a Good Hostess

“A relaxed, confident hostess is the key to a successful party. If you show signs of uneasiness or act unsure of yourself, the guests will sense your discomfort and may not have a good time. The best way to avoid entertaining catastrophes is to plan well.”


Jammin’ on My Planner

I’m a dork. I really am. And I’m also – or perhaps in conjunction – a perfectionist, a detail person, and a planner. A major league, every last detail, I used to make half-hourly grid charts for each day of the week and fill them completely in, PLANNER.