fudge, chocolate, outlander

Almond Lavender Fudge

David and Goliath. Rocky and Drago. Tesla and Edison. Every good story has an arch nemesis that must be overcome by sheer will, grit, and resolve. My arch nemesis is fudge. I curse the sight of that thick, chocolaty nectar! Why, you ask? Because every time I attempt to make it, I fail. And trust me, nothing will kill your soul more than being bested by a tiny block of sugar. Well today I have good news. I have taken down Goliath. With spatula in hand and determination in my heart, I finally perfected fudge. Almond Lavender Fudge, to be …

Outlander Week: Highlands Ranch

  Alright, it’s Outlander Week – Day 2 and you know what that means… more Jamie and Claire!  Yup, for those of you who missed yesterday’s delightfully Scottish post, I’m dedicating this whole week to celebrate the coming of the new episodes of Starz’s breakout series with a ton of Outlander-inspired weddings.  Why am I doing this, you ask?  Because I’m the boss and I do what I want.  Cue the maniacal laugh! *Mmmwahahah*   That’s right, every day this week I’ll be featuring a unique wedding created in honor of the heart-thumping tale.  And no, I feel absolutely zero shame indulging …

Outlander Week: The Knickerbocker of Naples

  As a 31-year-old educated, career driven, and devoted wife to a dreamy husband, there is something I’m a bit ashamed to admit.  I have a teenage-like obsession with Outlander.  Okay, more specifically with a certain red-haired, hunky fictional character in Outlander.  Ah, Jamie Fraser how you do my imagination right!  The romantic Scottish Highlands, the time-traveling adventure, the witty heroine, the calves (and I’m not talking about cows!)… it’s enough to make a lass swoon!  In all seriousness, this high quality, intricate historical fiction is truly one of the best book series and television shows out there.  If you …