For My Canadian Friends…

A few weeks ago, I caught a few minutes of CBS’s Sunday Morning. They had a segment about Canadian Favorite (or Religious Experience if you rather) Tim Hortons. I asked my Canadian Transplanted friend about Tim Hortons, and her eyes lighted up – must be something special indeed!


June 27, 2009. Tags: , , . Food, Wanderlust. Leave a comment.

Just Cannot Say Good-Bye

Step 1: Admit Problem, Step 3: Problem Solved

Now, this is not to say I am a hoarder, au contrairemon frère! Hello, my name is Sarah and I cannot throw away magazines.  I simply cannot get rid of magazines with an article or two that I find useful, or can use later on (which then gets forgotten because it is in the stack with all the other magazines). Sigh – I must simply come to accept that I am a work in progress…which i just read a great article about a few months back, now where did I put it?

June 22, 2009. Tags: , . Food, Knowledge is Power. Leave a comment.

Just Another Manic Monday

Well boys and girls, we had a wonderful weekend and made it through Monday; it is all downhill goodness from here!

Here is the nitty gritty news from today:

Obama: Yes we can! Bribe poor countries into taking our prisoners (so this is why we get up and go to work and pay our taxes – just incase you were wondering)

Is nice yes?

Is nice yes?

Now Hiring: I love beer, you love beer, These Guys make beer and jobs too!

Good for what Ales ya!

Good for what Ales ya!

Weekend Update:

Cinnamon Rolls and Road Trips

Ok, so my cinnamon rolls did not look exactly like the original recipe , but they sure were tasty enough to pass the Hubby Seal of I Want More. Dough was made from a buttermilk biscuit recipe – savory, not sweet, which was a nice change from the usual sweet doughs and a good balance from the filling. All in all, they were easy to make and a success, and will take many more times to prefect the pretty factor.IMG_0918


Saturday Hubby and I decided to get out of town for a change of scenery, so we dropped the FoxMonster off with the grandparents, packed a cooler and headed off to Isle of Palms and Charleston. The water was warm and inviting (no swimmnig on this trip), the city as beautiful as always, the tourist as slow as always, and the food wonderful. We came away Red Sided Tourists, but it was so worth it. Check out a few of our favorite spots next time you find yourself in our part of the world.

Hunger Pains: Kickin Chicken

Yes, the Original Kickin Please!
Yes, the Original Kickin Please!


Go See: The Battery & Waterfront Park, Rainbow Row 

To Do: Harborfest June 26 -29 2009

June 16, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Beach, Brewskies, Food, Knowledge is Power, SC Home Growns, Wanderlust. Leave a comment.

Riddle Me This…

If limes have no seeds, then how do we get more limes?

Love a classic margarita like I do: sweet, sour, bitter, and savory? Then enjoy my Hubby’s Classic Recipe:

Makes About 4 Margaritas

Equipment Needed:

Reamer & Microplane & Pitcher & Wooden Spoon

Juice of 4 limes

200 ml Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila

100 ml Cointreau

 1/2 cup Lime infused Simple Syrup (1/2 cup water & 1/2 cup sugar with the zest of 1 large lime)

Stir together, add 3 ice cubes per glass, squeeze a slice of lime over ice and rub glass rim, pour margaritas and let the fiesta ensue!


What Happened to My Inhibitions?

What Happened to My Inhibitions?

June 11, 2009. Tags: , . Brewskies, Knowledge is Power. Leave a comment.

I Eat, You Eat, We Eat

I love food: I love to buy food, cook food, make food, and eat food. I am aware of where my food comes from: real, live animals and plants. Animals that I could certainly make into family pets. It is out of my respect for our animals, our health and our food supply that I buy my products. 


You Can Change Things

You Can Change Things

Food, Inc. – NOW on PBS Interview with Director Robert Kenner

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal By Eric Schlosser

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal By Eric Schlosser

June 6, 2009. Tags: , . Food, Knowledge is Power. Leave a comment.

Hang In There Kiddies

Ok, Thursday evening – almost Friday and our last day of drudgery is on the horizon; then sweet, sweet freedom! 

Here are a few things to make your Friday go down a little better 

You Know You Would Try It

You Know You Would Try It








Survival at Heart Attack Grill

Triple Bypass

Triple Bypass






Sweet! Pierce Bronson wishes he could be this cool

What would M say?

What would M say?








In Case you are having one of those really long Fridays while everyone is getting out of work early:

Cobra Commander’s Day Off

Ninjas vs. Pirates

Try and not get this stuck in Your head

June 5, 2009. Tags: , . Food, Laugh Till You Hurt. Leave a comment.


My last dreamy thought reminded me of my birthday trip to the beach. I woke up to find I was still in my bed at home, Hubby still sleeping, and Fox-monster stirring in his bed. No sand, seagulls or salt.

It is a wonderus machine, our fat filled brains – how evocative indeed.

We had a lovely day, but I cannot wait to dream again.

Perfect Day

Perfect Day

May 20, 2009. Tags: . Food. Leave a comment.