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For the Love of Foam!

A Gevalia Sponsored House Party

Nothing beats hanging with loved ones. Nothing. It had been way too long since my friends and I just sat around and cut the bull. Winning this Gevalia party was a great way to get us all together. I chose to do Breakfast in the Noon Time...well because I knew I wouldn't have breakfast ready in the morning and that nobody would be on time if I actually did do it in it's "proper" time.

So off we went with it! House Party and Gevalia sent a few boxes of their new product to test, along with coupons and coffee stencils.

On the menu was:
Yogurt and Granola
Crockpot Grits (my new fave and go-to for large parties)
Hashbrown Casserole
Frittata
Turkey Bacon
Sausage
Whole Grain Croissants (store bought)
Southern Pecan Pound Cake
Peach Coffee Cake
An assortment of coffees and teas, Highlighted were the Gevalia Cafe Style beverages in Mocha Latte, Cappuccino, and Caramel Macchiato

We had a ball! And the food was stupid good! I didn't think I …

This Beat is Bananas!

B-A-N-A-N-A-S!
(Gwen Stefani reference) LOL

Howdy folks! I hope that everyone is not freezing like I am! Columbia has to have some of the craziest weather in the world! This morning on my way to work it was 25 freaking degrees! By Sunday, it will be in the mid 70's. Ridiculous!

Cold weather brings out the necessity to eat comfort foods. Chilies, stews, bread, etc. For me, it's been sweets! Any kind. Almond Snickers bars, Skittles, Cookies, Cake...and Banana Pudding! I know it's not a food that warms the soul, but it makes me happy!

We recently had a "How-To" festival at work and there were stations set up all around the library. There were demonstrations on camping, packing for a hike, how to tie ties, resume building and a whole bunch of other stuff. I was asked to demonstrate a no bake banana pudding. Awesome right?! Yes! At first, I wanted to try Paula Deen's recipe because she uses Pepperidge Farm's Chessmen cookies (which I have started a very intens…