Seven Things I Love (5-10-2010)

1. This Little Girl Who Got To Meet Her Hero, Rey from Star Wars – This shows how important it is that we have more strong, female lead characters in films. I LOVE Rey. I wish we had role models like her when I was a kid. “Younger” Leia was okay but nothing like someContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (5-10-2010)”

Seven Things I Love (4-26-2021)

WOO HOO! Received my second Pfizer shot two weeks ago so I am fully …. I hope you are too! Be sure to get your vaccination if you haven’t. 1. This Lebanese Artist Who Turned the Tables on These Sexist Vintage Ads – I love this guy. His name is Eli Rezkallah and he’s doneContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (4-26-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (2-15-2021)

1. These Magnifying Monocles by LUKA – am I advertising that I’m getting old? Yep. Am I doing it in an incredibly cool and stylish way, damn straight. There are many more styles. They are a tad expensive but I can’t tell you the number of times I had to go find my magnifying glassContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (2-15-2021)”

Seven Things I Love (12-21-2020): Christmas Edition

It’s almost Christmas, YIPPEE!!!! I want to thank my friend Ann who was the person who shared a few of this week’s ‘Things I Love’ with me. Thanks Ann! 1. This Suffragettes’ Christmas Card – Savvy Twitter users who could read music noticed that the music at the bottom of the card was actually forContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (12-21-2020): Christmas Edition”

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”

Seven Things I Love (8-24-2020)

1. Olive Oil Dispensers – I’ve been cooking more lately, especially since I signed up for Hello Fresh (will talk about that some time.) And a lot of what I am doing requires using a splash of olive oil. I buy my olive oil in a larger container (usually from CostCo) but those huge containersContinue reading “Seven Things I Love (8-24-2020)”