Deb Dana’s Mom, this one’s for you

Did anyone else sort of lose their minds when they saw that pie picture from Deb Dana’s post yesterday? I did. The pies were so sexy! The meringues on them were so perfectly browned. And the lust is compounded by the fact that we’re just one day from Thanksgiving and all its culinary pleasures. But Thanksgiving itself can be sort of a stressful cooking day, even without perfect pies, and…

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Bookstore Lurking by Deb Mia

Confession: I have a “thing” for bookstores. This isn’t a new thing. I’ve had a thing for bookstores for as long as I can remember. We’re talking pre-cafe, pre-espresso machines, pre-cushy sofas, pre-piped in music. Wifi? Please. I’m not picky, either. Corporate multinational book chains? Love ’em. Small indie bookstores? Love ’em. Airport bookstores? Love ’em. School bookstores? Love ’em. Shabby newsstands on the streets of Beijing? Love ’em. Garage sale…

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Who Has Time for Chocolate with All This Grogging Going On? by Debutante Mia

First off, let me start by saying that grogging is hard work. It requires thought which requires a brain, and at the moment, I can’t say that mine is fully functioning. That, and it interferes with my chocolate-eating schedule. Like most women, I have a lot going on. Family, kids, laundry, bills, new book coming out … it’s really a lot, you know? I’ve heard that exercise is supposed to…

Thursday, September 21, 2006