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The Weekender: Paws, Posing, and Ponytails

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! I’m grateful to be relaxing with a visit from Mother Cookie this weekend. It’s a much-needed long weekend, and I even get a few days off from the gym. But what would a mini-vacation be without good eats? Let’s review what we made this week: The Coach Stop Review Mini Spinach, […]

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The Weekender: Mother’s Day, Mozzarella, and Modeling

Happy Mother’s Day! Y’all hear me talk about Mother Cookie all the time on here. She’s my biggest fan and one of the main reasons this blog is able to exist. When I first started it, I was still living at home. My mama did everything possible to help me get it up and running. […]

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The Weekender: Feet, Feathers, and Paws

Happy Easter, Smart Cookie lovers! It’s truly starting to feel like spring here in CNY, and I’m in great spirits. Or maybe that’s more due to the good food I had this week rather than the sun. Here’s what you missed: Bunny Butt Rice Krispie Treats Baked Eggplant Fries I’ll also be sharing a few […]

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The Weekender: Fries, Fresh Hair, and Fluffy Cuteness

I was a fool to think I could make it through winter without being defeated by a malicious cold or flu. Here I am at the end of March down for the count with a cold. Yep, the germs finally got me, folks. I was so close to the end of winter…so close! But it’s […]

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The Weekender: Wegmans, Whiskers, & CXWORX

My recent trip to Wegmans, aka the holy grail of grocery stores, was yet another reminder of how empty my foodie life is without it. If I had access to their lush produce section all the time, I’d never want to eat unhealthy! …LOL, yeah I couldn’t even type that with a straight face. But it would be […]

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The Weekender: Celebrating, Sleeping, and Sparkles

What the what is going on with Mother Nature here in CNY? It’s been nearly 70 degrees for almost a week in February! As nice as our mini-vacation of weather was, it’s that much harder to revert back to the cold misery again. Man, why do I choose to live this way? Maybe that’s why […]

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The Weekender: Best Selfies, Service, & Breakfast

It’s my first weekender post in almost a year! In case you haven’t noticed, YES, I am back in action! You can catch up on what the heck I’ve been doing for a year here. And as far as food you may have missed since I’ve been back, I’ve got all my newest posts right […]

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The Weekender: The Gym, Jumps, & Games

Oh how wonderful it is to see more sunlight every day! Losing an hour of sleep for daylight saving is a pain, but I’m over the shock of it and enjoying leaving work and the gym while it’s still bright out. I’m so very ready for spring and sunshine. Let’s take a look at the […]

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The Weekender: Cat Selfies & Pizza Dates

It’s starting to feel like spring here in CNY already! Unfortunately, my allergies also got that memo. I just can’t win. I’m sad to report that one of camera cards bit the dust the week, which caused me to lose some photos. But I still cranked out some delicious stuff to share with you: Pierogi […]

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The Weekender: Birthday Recap

  I celebrated my 22nd birthday this weekend, and I can’t wait to recap it with you! But first, let’s talk about the food. What did we make this week? Buffalo “Chicken” Wraps Milky Way Ganache Brownies with Oreo Crumble 20 Cheesy Recipes for Cheese Lovers Individual Oven-Roasted Squash & Tomato Mozzarella Bakes My whole […]