Archive for December, 2012

Kitty Treats

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Every Yule, we get little gifts in our stockings “from the kittehs.”  Usually it’s some sort of snack food.  (Hey, kitties aren’t wealthy.  And they like treats.)  Almost always I get chocolate-covered espresso beans (good kittehs!) and BW gets trail mix or nuts or one of those hippie snacks that he likes.  This year the […]

Solstice 2012

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Point/Counter Point

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

So this happened yesterday. And at first I was all…. But in all seriousness, I’m not surprised.  I think that Shaun has been preparing us (and himself) for this for a while now by wearing his hair back and up a LOT lately.  So we’re all sort of visually used to it.  Also, he seems […]

Fall/Winter Movie Season in Review

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

I could just stop with this gif, really.  Picture says 1,000 words and all that. Seems I’ve entered a phase in my life where I’m going to write more about movies I haven’t seen, or don’t want to see, than those that I have seen.  I’ve pretty much lost interest in every movie coming off […]

Fake and Bake

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Everybody loves Starbucks’ Cranberry Bliss Bars, right? Those artery-exploding triangles available Thanksgiving through New Years are an unholy union of near-pornographic levels of perfect texture, fat content, and flavors.  And they cost $2.25 a pop! Last year I tried making a “copycat” recipe but I just wasn’t satisfied with the results.  Factor in the difficulty […]