Category Archives: Learn

Tale of Two Granola Bars

After a few botched attempts at learning to “cook” one thing extremely well, (granola bar edition), I’m happy to say that I’ve got two contenders! These bad boys are variations of the same recipe, which I found via Pintrest. (Confession: … Continue reading

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Learn More About My Grandparents’ Lives Firsthand

My cousins, T&N were in the for the weekend, so we decided to all visit my grandparents. The surgery to remove the cancerous tumor is scheduled for Monday, so we wanted to see my grandpa one more time pre-surgery.  The doctors … Continue reading

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Learn How to Make Sushi

Last Saturday, I learned that my Grandpa had a tumor in his colon that the doctor suspected was cancerous.  I was pretty upset about it…bad things appear to be happening in multiples of three over here! My friends are amazing.  They … Continue reading

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A Heart – Healthy Thanksgiving

The challenge this Thanksgiving was to remake our typical holiday recipes to be more healthy for my dad.  My mom spearheaded the effort and thanks to her, my dad’s plate on Thanksgiving will look (and taste!) a lot like everyone else’s.  … Continue reading

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Learn How to Cook One Thing Extremely Well – Apricot/PB Granola Bars

Okay, granola bars.  Take two. I decided that the first batch, was too baked-good-esque and that I needed something a little bit more CHEWY!  I still want to stick to my real food principles, though–no sugar substitutes, unnecessary fats, or … Continue reading

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Write My Top 5 Movies List That Satisfies Me – Les Choristes

I’m sure I’ll come up with a ranking system once I find the other movies in my top five, but Les Choristes definitely deserves a place on the list.  The story line is simple. Clément Mathieu—a failed composer—arrives at Fond de L’Etang, … Continue reading

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Learn How to Cook One Thing Extremely Well – Ellie Krieger Granola Bars

I’m going to interpret “cook” in this one pretty loosely.    Because currently I want to learn how to make my own granola bars.  More Betty Crocker than Wolfgang Puck, I know.  But since most store-brand granola bars are candy … Continue reading

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