It’s not what you think

Originally posted on The First Ten Words by Rich Larson:
Chris Cornell, 1964-2017 Chris Cornell died early Thursday morning. He hanged himself in the bathroom of his hotel room in Detroit. For two days, I’ve been working on a piece to pay tribute to him, and it’s been a struggle. Usually when I have a…

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Homemade Bolognese Sauce – TV35 Pure Gold Cooking Show

Looking for a good homemade bolognese sauce? Watch how we make ours. Bonus zucchini pasta tutorial…Thanks Pilar for having us on your show, Pure Gold on TV35!


Maine Trip: Portland and Bar Harbor [Parts 1 + 2]

Last August Steven and I took a mini honeymoon to Maine where we experienced some of the most beautiful sites and sounds we’ve seen in America. Maine is truly a special place and we enjoyed every second of it! I captured the highlights of our trip on my GoPro and am so thankful that Steven…… Continue reading Maine Trip: Portland and Bar Harbor [Parts 1 + 2]

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Heavenly Oreo Dessert

HEAVENLY OREO DESSERT Serves 10 INGREDIENTS 1 (15.35 ounce) package Double-Stuffed Oreo cookies 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 packages (3.9 ounce, each) Instant Chocolate pudding mix 3 1/4 cups cold milk 2 (8 ounce) containers Cool Whip 1 (8 ounce) block Cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar INSTRUCTIONS Take a large zip-lock bag and…… Continue reading Heavenly Oreo Dessert


Green Chili Pozole – Vegetarian

Steven and I have both been sick as dogs the past two weeks. Just when we thought we had kicked our colds last Sunday, two days later it came on harder than before! We’ve had very busy weekends. Yesterday was such a fun and exciting day in Dublin. There were parades, a German Christmas festival,…… Continue reading Green Chili Pozole – Vegetarian

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Best Chocolate Sheet Cake Ever! Next Level Delicious

There is something about a good chocolate sheet cake that takes me back! Sunday church dinners weren’t complete without a nice slice of chocolate sheet cake. If you’re in the mood to recreate the experience try this recipe by Ree Drummond. It’s seriously the best. PREP TIME: 20 MinutesDIFFICULTY: EasyCOOK TIME: 20 MinutesSERVINGS: 24 ServingsIngredients:…… Continue reading Best Chocolate Sheet Cake Ever! Next Level Delicious


Vinyl Haul: Wuxtry Records – Athens

There’s something about the experience of playing a vinyl record that keeps me coming back for more. They have long outlasted 8-tracks, CDs, cassettes and who knows what else. Some of my best dance parties have been at my house blaring old James Brown, Chaka Khan and Paula Abdul vinyls. Recently while in Athens we…… Continue reading Vinyl Haul: Wuxtry Records – Athens