Jen gave me lemons (and rules) so I’m making cilantro lime jalapeno lemonade.
Since my daughter had an upset stomach and a bad school day, I figured a little light, refreshing, minty beverage might be a welcome relief. Plus, it was as good an excuse as any to make this fun beverage I have been craving for a while now.
I know I should feel flattered when my family says, “Wow, this is good!” with surprise in their voices, after trying my latest dessert/snack concoction. But I don’t. I feel kind of offended that they would be surprised.
Then I remembered the time I made Coconut Lime Sugar Cookies and decided I needed that flavor combination in my life again. So it really could not be a lime poke cake. It HAD to be a Coconut Lime Poke Cake. It was the only choice.
Pin ItMost of the time, I’m completely fine with my decision to be a non-drinker. But, it does present it’s awkward moments. Case in point, the time some new friends from out-of-town asked me for a restaurant recommendation. They wanted someplace nice, where they could get a glass of wine with dinner, and I had [Read On]
Pin ItIn the twelve years we have lived in our home, we have had some strange experiences with pesky animals. The worst, for me, are the mice. Because I’m a mouseophobe. Or rodentophobe. Wait, I’m not afraid of hamsters or squirrels. Let’s stick with mouseophobe. And ratophobe. I. HATE. Mice. I can’t word that strongly [Read On]
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