Southwest Hamburgers from Scratch with Chipotle Ranch fries and Irish Coffee Cupcakes

So I found these fries at Trader Joe’s earlier this week and decided that I needed to make a meal around them. I thought to myself “Self, what’s more classic with fries than burgers?” Since…

Getting ready for tasty burgers tomorrow

So I decided that just for kicks, I’d do every part of this burger hoopla from scratch. Last night I made a ciabatta biga, and this morning baked 4 ciabatta rolls, then roasted a couple…

Frustrated with Calphalon

When we moved into the house, I threw this exciting housewarming shindig in an attempt to get our family and friends to see the house, plus to acquire stuff we’d need for the home. Mairead…

Partially lived in

I decided to throw a housewarming party for Craig and I, so all of our friends and family could make time to see the house, and maybe even give us housewarming gifts, like Home Depot…

The House: Starting point

So this is the house when we first moved in. The house was built in 1973 by an old couple with no children when they retired… they were like 95 when they died, and while…