If you have some time today, do yourself a favor and head over to Gluten-Free Girl and read Shauna's writeup of her honeymoon, la luna di miele. I'm not ashamed to say I got a little teary while reading. But hey, you know I'm a softy.
The BEST granola ever, thanks to Melissa at the Traveler's Lunchbox. Rush right home and make some! I will admit I used less butter, and substituted 1 cup of rolled oats for 1 cup of nuts, but otherwise followed the recipe. YUM!
Kool Aid Pickles Dave shuns them, but I'll get him to try one. I'm going to have a tasting at work at the end of the week. I'm a fan of the Tropical Punch pickles, and Susann favors the Lemonade.
I was just perusing Chika's site, She Who Eats, and saw this great idea... making tea jello! I love coffee jello (mind you, made with coffee/espresso, sugar and unflavored gelatin) and I think tea jello is such a good idea. Might have to make up a batch tonight... great thing to do with all of the herbal tea I buy and never drink. Oooh, or chai gelatin. Ok, that's what I'm making for this month's IMMB... nobody copy! hee hee
Sam, over at Becks and Posh, has just posted a *great* blog challenge. Be Rachel Ray for a Day! What a fantastic idea, I'm in! Now, do I cover my neighborhood or do I tackle NYC? Stay tuned to find out. Maybe I'll cover both my 'hood and the big apple, $40 a day for 2 days. Oooh, the challenge! Can she do it folks?!
(And no, I am not going to pose like Rachel did... so don't even ask)
Mine was dandy, even though I started it out by watching the *terrible* new version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I'm a big fan of the original, and felt that I should probably give the new version a chance. While I will admit that the special effects are quite something, the new movie had none of the heart of the original. I never felt sorry for Depp as Wonka, he was just too... hmmm, creepy and unsympathetic. I missed Gene Wilder singing "Pure Imagination", Jack Albertson and Peter Ostrum singing "(I've Got a) Golden Ticket", and the original Oompa Loompa songs were unbeatable. I did like Freddie Highmore as Charlie and David Kelly as Grandpa Joe, but still... it's just not the original.