Sometimes, All You Need To Do Is…

…Eat a burger. After getting sick Thursday night and surviving off of orange juice, toast, and bananas all weekend, I’m thrilled to treat myself to a big, fat cheeseburger tonight. Doesn’t just looking at this photo make you feel better? In the summertime (lol, summer), there’s a little ice cream/burger joint in town right across from the ferry, and… Read More


Thursday evening, I made chicken pot pie and brought it over to my friend’s house. We drank wine, had dinner, and just straight chilled. A few hours later, I went home and tried to sleep, but couldn’t get comfortable. I tossed and turned and then for the next eight hours was violently ill. Thankfully, it wasn’t… Read More

How Are You Feeling About Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and this year, I’ll be “celebrating” as a single lady. I was feeling bummed about it all week, but my girlfriends and I have decided to rally and make chocolate cake and drink lots of wine, so suddenly Valentine’s Day is starting to look better. In general though, being single on Cape Cod isn’t easy.… Read More

How to Make Fries at Home

A few years ago, I wanted to make fries at home, but didn’t feel like same-old baked potato wedges (nor did I want to deep fry them). So I did my research, and discovered this trick: boiling the potatoes in salted water before baking them ensures that the insides stay moist and tender, while the outside crisps… Read More

On Being Sure

At some point in my early years, I came to the conclusion that adulthood would be the antithesis of childhood. That as an adult, feeding my small children in a pretty light blue smock and happily cleaning up their messes, I would not only know everything, but I would be sure of everything. I would… Read More