Side Notes

I made a few alterations to Frankly, My Dear… and I think it’s a much better fit now!

I’m so excited at the way things are going; and they’re just going to keep getting better. Last week the planets aligned to put me in a better attitude and from those events (which I’ll blog about later this week), a new self-confidence was born!

I’m always at my best when I’m writing. I mean, really writing. Not just making notes but really working on getting a project closer to being finished. In the last week, I’ve grabbed that bull by the … read the rest. . .

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Recipe: Gumdrop Gem Cookies

I am really excited to share this recipe. Yes, it was posted a few weeks ago, but this time, this time, I used the ZipList plug-in. As I recently mentioned, this gives me the ability to streamline my recipes. And gives you the ability to create your own on-line recipe box.

So have fun. Have a cookie. It’s a real gem!

Gumdrop Gem Cookies


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1-1/2 cup sifted confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2-1/2 cup sifted flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup small gumdrops, sliced
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A Zippidy-Doo-Dad Day

I’m so excited! I just uploaded this great new recipe software from ZipList. It’s an online and mobile recipe box and grocery list service.

What does that mean for you? My recipes will be streamlined. Easy to read. Easy to print. If you want to create your own online account at ZipList, they’ll digitally store any recipe you want. You can go from site to site to site and collect your favorite recipes. You can change them up, make your notes, keep track of what groceries you already have on hand.

It’s a pretty nifty thing.

So over the next … read the rest. . .

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