Foodie Sploosh, Breakfast Philosophies, & F***ing Harkins Popcorn

Hey there, blogvilians!  Apologies for flatlining for a grip.  My family and I are officially moved out of our old apartment and into a beautiful home!  At last!  Our first house!  I couldn't be more thrilled.  It's everything I hoped it would be and more!  My furry babies have adapted quickly and are loving all … Continue reading Foodie Sploosh, Breakfast Philosophies, & F***ing Harkins Popcorn

Sushi Time! Kickass Homemade Salad Maki

Happy Sunday, Blogtopia!  Hope you're not a bloated gas factory after this feastfest of a holiday known as Thanksgiving.  This one was particularly brutal for me; Husband and I had to attend three Thanksgiving dinners.  Three.  This is the fourth -- fifth? -- fourth year of doing this, and now that we're buying a house … Continue reading Sushi Time! Kickass Homemade Salad Maki

F*** Chicken Noodle! Badass Slow Cooker Mushroom Soup

Happy Sunday, B-Loungers! Have you ever been filled with resolve to start something rigorous and new, only to find yourself sick as a dog the day you planned to begin?  That was me this week.  I've been toying with the idea of rollerblading to work (because rollerblading is kickass! Exhibit A:) Anyway, I've been toying … Continue reading F*** Chicken Noodle! Badass Slow Cooker Mushroom Soup

Ode to Jasper: The Sweetest Asshole Around

What up, blogonites?!  Yesterday was my cat Jasper's 9th birthday, and I thought what better way to commemorate my best feline friend than dedicate this post to him?  He's quite the interesting character. My Little Monster In 2008, my husband asked me what I would like for my birthday.  I told him that I wanted … Continue reading Ode to Jasper: The Sweetest Asshole Around

Wait, That Came Out Wrong… I’m Not a Heroin Addict

What's happening, Blogsville?!  Hope this verbage finds you happy and healthy!  I also hope you're ready for a mildly gross, funny story, because that's what I've got comin' at ya in this fresh edition of Concisely Claire. Today, I went to the dermatologist to have my first mole removal.  It was a fairly decent-sized mole … Continue reading Wait, That Came Out Wrong… I’m Not a Heroin Addict

Best In-Laws Ever, Some Hawai’ian Food Porn, & Whole-Assing

Hey there, friends! After a wonderful week in paradise and a crazy drive through torrential rain and vigorous lightning, I've returned home and have been reunited with my two sweet fluffy babies:  Willow and Jasper.  I missed them so much!  While my vacation was a life-changing one that I'll cherish forever, it truly is good to be … Continue reading Best In-Laws Ever, Some Hawai’ian Food Porn, & Whole-Assing

Kauai Day 6: The Last Supper, Brought to You by Death Powder

Aloha! Our epic Hawai'ian vacation is coming to a close, my friends.  Yesterday, Husband, Ken, Joana, and I went to Ching Young Village and shopped our asses off -- nothing like the smell of empty wallet in the morning!  I got all kinds of awesome stuff: tee shirts, wall art, a beach towel with Hawai'ian … Continue reading Kauai Day 6: The Last Supper, Brought to You by Death Powder