• Wow, is it cold outside today! Right now, it’s -4 with the wind chill. It’s a good thing I don’t have to go out much today, and when I do, I have my Packsture jacket to keep me warm! I just had a chance to try o […]

  • This flourless chocolate cake is low in carbohydrates, creamy, and delicious. It is so thick and rich that a small slice will satisfy. Savor every single bite!


    4 ounces fine-quality […]

  • Sometimes, things just work out.

    Today, instead of going straight home after work, I stopped at two stores to pick up some things I really need.  That’s something I’ve rarely done.  Because of that, I arriv […]

  • This weekend, June 24 and 25, 2017 you can attend some blueberry festivals in New Jersey. One is the 34th Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival in Browns Mills. The GPS address is 799 Lakehurst Road. It is open on […]

  • Erin Louise Clancy is a visual and ceramic artist based in Ridgewood, Queens, New York with her husband and partner Solomon Olmstead. Erin utilizes the traditional practices of ceramics, illustration, collage, and […]

  • I got my summons in December 2016, and it said to call the night before the reporting date listed there to see if I would be required to report. I know people who’ve called and found out their number hadn’t bee […]

  • Just over a year ago, I published a recipe for Lamb and Cream Sauce. We decided to make it today, for New Year’s Day 2017. My husband came up with an awesome idea while we were making it – adding mushrooms! So, […]

  • One day, my husband was in the mood for chocolate chip muffins, but we didn’t feel like leaving the house. We looked around to see what we could make. I found a spice cake mix, and my husband said it sounded g […]

  • Ingredients:

    1 loaf (14 oz) Angel food cake, cut into 1 inch slices
    1/2 C cold milk
    1 pkg. vanilla instant pudding (5.1 oz)
    1 pkg. strawberry gelatin (6 oz.)
    1 C boiling water
    2 pkg. frozen, sweetened, […]

  • Suellen wrote a new post, Pizza Burgers 3 years ago

    Here is another recipe from the 2001 family reunion book.

    Pizza Burgers
    1 lb. Spam
    1.5 lbs. mozzarella cheese
    1.5 lbs. ground beef
    1 tsp. salt (optional)
    1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
    1 T parsley
    1 pt. […]

  • Suellen wrote a new post, Dandelion Jelly 3 years ago

    My cousin, Theresa Miller, contributed this recipe to our family recipe book in 2001! I recently found a copy of that, and decided I wanted to share it with our readers.

    1 quart dandelion flowers
    1 quart […]

  • October 29 is annual National Cat Day.  This is our first year with our cats, and also the first year I found out there is such a thing as National Cat Day.

    Charles Dickens said, “What greater gift than the lo […]

  • The 33rd annual Chatsworth Cranberry Festival in Chatsworth, New Jersey, is being held on October 15 and 16, 2016.  Human Diaries made a short visit on the first day, but we wish we could have spent a few more […]

  • In 2002, I found out that there was a cranberry festival in New Jersey. We had never been to one before, so I thought it might be a nice experience. I packed my two kids in the car, and drove them there. We had […]

  • There’s a game (a phone app) that apparently launched over the summer, which is called Pokémon Go. Most people have heard about it by now. I remember when my kids were younger, they collected Pokémon cards, but […]

  • One thing I definitely enjoyed about Morocco was the mint tea. The first time I had it was really special. It was in the parking lot outside of the airport in Casablanca. My husband had packed some for when he […]

  • I saw something my sister posted recently about haluski. It’s something we had sometimes at my grandparents’ house when I was younger. I still occasionally make it. Seeing it again makes me think about mak […]

  • One day, we decided to go to HMart for some nori, shirataki, and a few other things. We like to wander through the store to see what else we might want to try. We bought some lychee drink, and also a can of thai […]

  • There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked homemade bread! More people would probably make it more often if it didn’t involve so much work. This is one solution – a no-knead bread. It does require […]

  • When I was a kid, I had certain hobbies.  Of course, my activities changed over time as I grew older.  But recently, I started doing something that is somewhat reminiscent of my childhood.  By now, I’m sure pret […]

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