Category Archives: Fun Stuff

It’s confirmed: Bookworms Live Longer!

It’s confirmed: Bookworms Live Longer!

An August 8, 2016 article by Erin Blakemore on Smithosonian.com I just stumbled across is so fascinating I have to share. Below is the whole article, but to read on the website, here is the link: Bookworms, Rejoice: You May Live Longer   Bookworms, Rejoice: You May Live Longer Let’s face it: People who love to… Continue Reading

Marriage Advice, Georgian-Style

Marriage Advice, Georgian-Style

Today’s humorous tidbit comes from “The Five Strange Wonders of the World” printed and sold in Bow-Church-Yard, London, between 1750 and 1785. Courtesy of the Lewis Walpole Library. Five Things a Man don’t like in a Wife A Woman who will cuckold her Husband She who carries false Tales from one to another She who… Continue Reading

La Moustache, 1815

La Moustache, 1815

Here we thought drawing a mustache on an unsuspecting friend was a camp prank alongside short-sheeting, or a college frat party stunt. Then there is my favorite example from Friends: Imagine my surprise to stumble across the image below on The History of Love. Apparently waiting until someone falls asleep and then drawing a fake moustache on them… Continue Reading

Muppets: Game of Chairs

Muppets: Game of Chairs

I am a HUGE Game of Thrones fan, and also a lover of The Muppets, so this hilarious skit from Sesame Street had me rolling on the floor! It’s from 2015, and if you don’t watch Game of Thrones — and I have to pause and ask, “What is wrong with you?” LOL! — then… Continue Reading

Celebrate Independence Day with Sweet Delights

Celebrate Independence Day with Sweet Delights

Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles Ingredients Fresh Berries (blueberries, raspberries, sliced strawberries, etc.) Coconut Water (best with pure coconut water such as Amy and Brian’s Coconut Juice) Instructions Drop berries into popsicle molds (smaller pieces will go to the bottom, others will have to be gently nudged into the mold using a butter knife… Continue Reading

The Incredible, Edible Peeps!

The Incredible, Edible Peeps!

Peeps are marshmallow candies, sold in the United States and Canada, that are shaped into chicks, bunnies, and other animals. There are also different shapes used for various holidays. Peeps are used primarily to fill Easter baskets, though recent ad campaigns tout the candy as “Peeps – Always in Season”. They are made from marshmallow,… Continue Reading

An Apple a Day …

An Apple a Day …

Baked Apple Bombs 4 large granny smith apples, peeled and cored 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons corn starch 1 teaspoon apple pie spice 1/4 teaspoon salt 12 caramel candies 2 eggs 1/4 cup Demerara sugar Salted Caramel Sauce for serving Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Mix the granulated sugar,… Continue Reading