Archive for January 2016

#oscarssowhite: maybe you just weren't good enough

Apparently there’s more drama than which designer actors are wearing on the red carpet this year. For the second year in a row there are no black actors/actresses nominated for an Oscar. There were approximately 692 movies made in 2015. Even at a ridiculously low estimate of 25 actors per movie, that’s over 17,000 actors... Read more »

Rethinking Breakfast: why I'm moving to the Bahamas

You’ve heard it a thousand times, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  In one nutrition class I took, however, the instructor said that you’re better off eating a donut than nothing…not that it’s by any means a healthy choice, but because it’s that important. Essentially your body has been fasting for hours... Read more »

How to make homemade flour tortillas: Start with being really lazy like me

Fajitas are one of my all-time favorite foods: breafast, lunch, dinner…doesn’t matter what time of the day. I know that corn tortillas are a healthier option over flour, but they tend to break when I load on the shrimp, peppers, and onions and frankly that’s just annoying. Flour tortillas only for my fajitas please. Since... Read more »

Who knew that these carrots could cause such controversy

For the past several years, we’ve spent New Year’s Day with a group of fabulous friends. It’s a time for us to reconnect after the hectic holiday season, and more importantly, to have a few drinks and eat plenty of snacks.  This year, it was my job to bring the fruit and veggie tray. I... Read more »

Apparently I missed my calling...I didn't know I could be paid for lying

It must have been second or third grade when I would run from school dismissing friends asking me to stay and play on the swings (yes, this was back when metal slides still existed). “Sorry, can’t stay…I have rehearsals,” not for a play I’d tell them. You know the kids that sing in “Another Brick... Read more »