Monthly Archives: May 2011

Boy did I screw that up!

Chocolate MoonPie Fail I’ve always liked eating sandwich cookies and this year I decided to actually make sandwich cookies.  MoonPies have been overshadowed by the ever popular Whoopie Pie.  Whoopie pies come in flavors such as pumpkin, chocolate, banana, and red … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ Metric Century

Bloomin’ Metric Century Ride This morning at 3:45 a.m. the alarm went off.  I budged and Iggy the cat did not want to move so he cooed and squeaked until I was out from the covers. Last night I left … Continue reading

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Giant Ginger Cookies

Giant Ginger Cookies From the Better Homes and Gardens Recipe Book I made these Giant Ginger Cookies a few months ago and loved the dense, chewy texture.  I enjoy baking things that make the house smell really good and I gotta’ … Continue reading

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New York Road Runners Healthy Kidney 10K Run, Central Park

New York Road Runners Healthy Kidney 10K Run, Central Park New York Road Runners 10k, May 14, 2011 Race Morning When the alarm clock went off at 5:15 a.m., I asked myself this question, “Why so early? On a Saturday?” … Continue reading

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North Face Endurance Challenge Bear Mountain NY Race Report

North Face Endurance Challenge Bear Mountain Race Report, Half Marathon Last Sunday I rented a car and drove about 60 miles north of the city to Bear Mountain State Park. At 4:00am race day, the temperature was already in the … Continue reading

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House Guests? You betcha!

I sometimes wonder if I will feel motivated to clean house when we do not expect overnight visitors? There’s something special about having friends and family stay over. For one, I love the company and love to feed people. New … Continue reading

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Macaron or Macaroon? Boo boo.

From Pink Sludge to Banana Whoopie Pies It’s my boss’ birthday tomorrow so I really wanted to make something special and bring it to the office.   Her favorite color?  Pink.  Favorite cookie? Macaroons.  French Macaroons to be precise.  Unless … Continue reading

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