• Let the fruit overdose begin

    If ever there was a weekend when we overdid the fruit buying bit, this would’ve been it. I guess seeing so many fruits in season and so inexpensive, we just kept hoarding mindlessly and no one even…

  • First things first

    Just a hop, skip and jump, and we’re back in Hipville! The first thing I noticed when I stepped off the plane was how cool it was in LA. I think the temps must’ve been in the…

  • Blueberry banana smoothie

    I’ve been hesitating about writing a smoothie post. Smoothie posts are a dime a dozen and both you and I have doubtless read enough to go, oh no, not another smoothie post!! Then again, I’m thinking, so…

  • How ice cream is meant to be eaten

    All set to dig into 2 new flavors of ice cream we bought at the farmer’s market. Java Jolt and Raspberry Cheesecake, the way ice cream is meant to be eaten… … topped with a mountain of…

  • A simple dinner and dessert

    I whipped up a quick dinner with Hip2bDaughter1’s help while Hip2bSon was busy trying to rush an assignment. I concocted a dry curry with shrimp, carrots and brussel sprouts, and a simple omelet with jalapenos. We had…

  • the ugly cheesecake

    By now, it shouldn’t surprise anyone how our weekends revolve endlessly around food. Something else I haven’t done in a long time, and which the kids miss a lot, is my blueberry cheesecake. My girls and I…