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Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Meringue Cookies (with Photos) Prep time: 10 minutes Baking: 1 hour (unattended) Sit time: 2 hours (unattended) 2 large egg whites 1/2 cup white sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tablespoons of cocoa 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. (Yes, that cool). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment …

When You Get “The Call”

When You Get “The Call” First: here is how it all started. Offline today for #coffee and a #mammogram. No, not at the same time. 🙂 #breastcancerawareness #breastcancerawarenessmonth #getthegirlscheckedladies #weightwatchers   I know what you’re thinking. The Call. Which Call? THE Call? The Calling? Don’t call us, we’ll call you? No. The other call. See, …

The Paper Bag Party

I’ve set myself a goal: first draft of The Paper Bag Party (romantic comedy) due 2015. I haven’t decided WHEN exactly in 2015, but there you go. I either have 9 months or 20.  I have coerced a few author friends to beta-read for me:  Anise Rae, Terri L Austin, and Linda Joyce. Thank you …

Windows Update

Windows Update I know what you’re thinking: this is a blog about Kim Kardashian. And there you’d be bang on. There are a couple of things I don’t like to see on my computer. The neverending story of the Windows Update The amount of space celebrity discourse takes up on my Facebook feed. The Windows update, …

Out of the Closet

I know what you’re thinking: I’m Tom Cruise. Actually, I get that a lot (we’re the same height and somewhere in my unmentionables drawer I have the same tighty-whities he had in Risky Business… long story but thankfully it was before digital photography so I’m safe). No. What this is about is my struggling to …

What’s for Dinner? Conversations with a Colleague

I have a colleague whom I adore, admire, and try to emulate. Not in a creepy way, but in a “she’s so good, I’m inspired to do better” kind of way. She’s positive, energetic, upbeat and optimistic. Diligent and driven.   Opposites attract.   So when she says “screw them,” I listen. 🙂 And she’s right, I …

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