Ohhhh it’s been awhile, since I’ve been gone… That’s not how that song goes but we’re making it our own okay? Is that song stuck in your head now? I HAVE been going to jiu jitsu the last few months but I’m going to be honest, I forgot about my blog for awhile. Life got… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – December 9th 2020
I don’t remember where I found this recipe but I have been using it for years. It is my favorite way to make soft, chewy chocolate chip cookies. I made them today and wanted to be a little fancy, so I added chopped macadamia nuts. They took the deliciousness up a notch! Ingredients 1… Read More Chocolate Chip Cookies
September 23rd, 2020 Gi, Coach Sadiq Technique: #1 – Pass the guard from combat base, knee slide you are in combat base, with your right knee between your opponent’s legs; your right hand is gripping your opponent’s lower lapel and your left hand is on their left knee; your opponent is gripping your sleeve and… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – September 23rd 2020
The Spousal Unit likes pickled jalapenos with his eggs, so every other Sunday I make a batch while I am meal prepping. This is the easiest way to make them and they last in the fridge for a couple of weeks. They are NOT canned jalapenos. I repeat – this is NOT a canning recipe.… Read More Pickled Jalapenos – jalapeno, jalapeno, who’s got a carrot!?
My friend Mayra gave met this banana muffin recipe and after I tried it for the first time, I immediately threw away any other trace of banana muffin recipes that were in my kitchen. Just kidding. But seriously, these are the best and easiest vegan banana muffins in the world. Here’s a photo of them… Read More Easy Banana Muffins – make them or you’ll regret it forever
Tis’ the season for flower crowns… I wish it was socially acceptable to wear them every where I go and all year round. But for now, we’ll wear the shit out of them from October 1st until November 2nd because DIA DE LOS MUERTOS LASTS 33 DAYS AROUND THESE PARTS!
Eldest Gremlin requested a Harry Potter BLANKET for her birthday. A blanket. And some books about World War II. But that was it. She’s going to be 10 and all she wanted was a freakin’ blanket and books. She’s a peach. But we couldn’t just give her a blanket for her birthday. No, that wouldn’t… Read More Gremlin Room Makeover – Wingardium LevioSAAAAA!
In every room of our home, you’ll find books… on books on books on books. We like big books and we can not lie. Want to read a melancholy stanza from Edgar Allen Poe? We got you. In the mood to hear a little Odin adventure for your bedtime story? Grab the big ol’ Norse… Read More Snapshots – home
I wanted to write. About what, I don’t really know. But that’s what I wanted to do. Since I was very small, my little hands would scribble words down on paper. It seemed like an important task. It seemed like something that I had to do. There’s something about writing thoughts down that makes me… Read More A night of ramblings…