Guilty Pleasures I Actually Feel Guilty About

Friday, July 25, 2014

I’m convinced that guilt sometimes resides in the cells, to be handed down from one generation to the next. In my case, this would be guilt of the Catholic persuasion, and it hovers formless and ready to pounce for no real reason. So here are a few guilty pleasures that actually trigger some guilt (but not enough to stop me!) 1. BUTTER Remember the days when margarine was the healthy…



Monday, July 21, 2014

The truth about guilty pleasures is that I don’t really believe in guilty pleasures. I believe in PLEASURES. I just don’t believe I should feel any guilt about them. That being said, there a few things maybe I could be a little embarrassed by, if I wanted to. My love for the Goonies. I’ve seen it over 200 times, easily. My feelings about this chocolate bar. This flavor, specifically, is…


Guilty Pleasures: Books I So Love to Hate

Friday, February 7, 2014

This week I thought about novels that inspired the writer within (Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier), novels whose prose wowed me (Crescent by Diana Abu Jaber), novels that I’d call nearly perfect in every way (Atonement by Ian McEwan), and novels that I love just because I love them (Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen). And even novels that I hate (The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen this means you). But what about novels I love to hate? These are the books I…


Deb Susan’s Obligatory Coffee Post

Technically, the topic is guilty pleasures, but when it comes to THINGS I WILL NOT SURRENDER no matter how good or bad they may be for me, Coffee heads the list (at least where inanimate objects are concerned). Calling me a “coffee drinker” seriously underestimates the situation. I drink, on average 12-14 8-oz cups per day. No, that’s not an exaggeration. I drink the coffee, in part, to control a…

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Deb Kerry’s Top Five Guilty Pleasures

This week’s theme here at the Ball is Guilty Pleasures. Oh, there are so many directions I could take this blog. I am a true believer in the old adage “stolen kisses are sweetest,” only I believe it applies to a whole lot of other life experiences as well. Without further discussion, I give you my top five guilty pleasures: 5. Food sneaking. There is no frosting quite like the…

Monday, January 14, 2013