It’s been way too long since my last post. Nearly 16 months. I’ve been struggling with what to do with this blog while trying horribly to lose weight, not to mention crazy work and family life happenings.
I have tossed around the idea of possibly switching to more of a “lifestyle” format that examines more than just food, providing a better way for me to comment on other aspects of my life. As much as I adore food, it does not make up all of me.
But while I still figure things out…here’s this glorious pic of some fabulous donuts from The world famous Kane’s Donuts in Saugus, MA.
If you have suggestions of what you’d like to see or if you’d follow me to another blog, please let me know in the comments below.
Pictured below: (from top right, clockwise) — Reese’s peanut butter cup, apple cider, chocolate coconut, Maine blueberry, turtle and chocolate glazed.
A large group of bloggers throughout the U.S. will be observing a day of silence for those in Connecticut on Monday, Dec. 17. We will post this image on our sites, rather than any planned blog posts to show solidarity with the families and victims.
Heading to Monarch Lofts cookie swap tonight? If so, I’ll be there with my Polish Kolaczky Cookies. Stop by and see me and get the recipe. Otherwise, the recipe will be available in a few days over at Boston Sweetie’s blog where I’ll be writing a guest post during her December Cookie Blitz-a-thon — she’s got a cookie-a-day recipe so be sure to stop by and show her some love, too!
Black Friday. Small Business Saturday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. So many ways to spend your well-earned paychecks in the days following Thanksgiving and leading up to Christmas.
I thought I’d take a quick glance at some of the quirky foodie finds that you can find out there this year. All of these items were found at a local CVS pharmacy in the metro Boston area so you may not be able to find all of these in your area. I’ve tried linking to online shopping sites that carry the items, if you’re curious.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the foodie gifts…
The first item on our wish list is this Super Pretzel maker. Now, you can bring home that soft-baked pretzel taste from the ballpark. You can make five mini soft pretzels and warm up cheese for dipping. It also comes with a recipe book. In the store, it sells for $19.99. Buy online here.
Hi to all my mommy’s bloggie followers. It’s Dakota again. I hope everyone is having a great fall. I know I am. It’s so much fun to run through all of the fallen leaves on our walks.
This week, my mommy and daddy have orientation at my doggie school. I’m enrolled in a class called “Diamonds in the Ruff” at the MSPCA for eight weeks. I’m a little afraid of other dogs and some people, so this class — we hope — is going to get me more comfortable around some other four-legged friends.
Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. I love chasing after my daddy outside and he’s really good at tug ‘o war. But, my mommy likes fall a whole bunch, too. This is one of her favorite times of year to bake things. So, she made me some really awesome homemade baked doggie treats. Let’s see how she made ’em…