Seven Things I Love (12-7-2020)

How is it already DECEMBER???? 1. This Tea Party – Truly amazing. I belong to the Facebook group called ‘The Gilded Age Society.’ The Edwardian Era has always been my favorite time period, even before ‘Downton Abbey’ was a thing. Recently a young person name Paul Ryan T. Co, who is also a member ofContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (12-7-2020)”

Seven (+2) Things I Love (11-30-2020)

1. This Discovery of the Fountain of Youth – Scientists in Israel claim they have been able to reverse the aging process simply using oxygen. GIMME SOME OF THAT! 2. These Cardamom Cookies from Unna Bakery in New York – I found these locally a while back but couldn’t remember where I bought them. DamnedContinue reading “Seven (+2) Things I Love (11-30-2020)”

Gramma Celeste’s Drunkin Pumkin Pie

Recipe as written by Jean Stoltz in the cookbook she made for her daughter, Jennie. Makes two 9” pies Ingredients 2 c. brown sugar ¾ c. butter 1 c. PET (evaporated) milk 4 eggs, beaten 4 c. pumpkin (note from Jennie, or 2-15 oz. cans of pumpkin) 1 tsp. each cinnamon, mace & nutmeg ½Continue reading “Gramma Celeste’s Drunkin Pumkin Pie”

Seven Things I Love (10-26-2020)

1. This Short Film, The Magic of Chess – The Milwaukee Film Festival is running from October 15-29 and this year, for obvious reasons, it’s gone completely virtual. Frankly, I’m thrilled because it’s giving me the opportunity to see a lot more movies than I normally would be able to see. Because of that IContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (10-26-2020)”

Seven Things I Love (10-5-2020): Gastronomical Edition

Okay guys, so I was collecting thing for my upcoming blog post and not only did I have WAY too many but a lot of them seemed to be food related so this week I’m posting two blogs simultaneously. Don’t worry, I don’t think this will be a regular thing. 1. This video showing HowContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (10-5-2020): Gastronomical Edition”

Five Things I Love (5-11-2020)

Kimmy Schmidt is coming back, couldn’t happen at a better time!!! 2. Angela Lansbury – a friend of mine told me about this marvelous twitter thread – Angela Lansbury as Teapots. Ms. @Pandamoanimum (I’m assuming this is a woman, which is completely sexist I know, but I feel fairly confident that I am correct) isContinue reading “Five Things I Love (5-11-2020)”

Five Things I Love (4/27/2020)

1. Stanley Tucci making a Negroni – if you haven’t seen this video yet, you have to watch it. It’s true, I could watch Stanley Tucci reading a phone book (there’s a handful of actors that I can say this about and he’s one of them,) but this is entrancing. 2. The Film Short madeContinue reading “Five Things I Love (4/27/2020)”

Five Things I Love (4-7-2020)

Whoops, I missed a week. But I had some other things I had to blog about. I’m sure that it’s not the end of the world. I’ll have a doubly long list this week. 1. SomeGoodNews – John Krasinski (“The Office,” “A Quiet Place,” and “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”) has begun a YouTube channel/”network” dedicatedContinue reading “Five Things I Love (4-7-2020)”