…stay sweet

Today is a very special day, crusaders. Today we celebrate those small sweet moments in life. Yes, take a moment to savor those tiny dollops of sweetness, it’s Chocolate Chip Day! And on this rainy Tuesday (or any day), I ask you, is there anything better than a chocolate chip?

…feel crumby

Amongst other things, social media has brought with it a seemingly endless parade of “random” holidays celebrating just about everything under the sun. It begs the question, “If we’re celebrating everything, are we really celebrating anything?” Still, some of these days still require our respect, so today I have to insist that we pause for…


If you’re a would-be holiday baker, who just can’t seem to find the motivation this year, today is your lucky day. Forget the cheer, joy, and general pleasure of baking holiday cookies,  Earth needs you.

…be on your honor

For an organization who raises funds by sending out adorably small children to sell cookies, the Girl Scouts sure to seem to stir up an awful lot of trouble. It takes a trained eye to see through the cookies, color-coded uniforms, and character building exercises, but once you do it’s shocking. To you and I…


I’d like to start by saying that when dealing with a crisis the most important thing to do is not to panic. Now for the bad news–THE COOKIE DOUGH IS GONE! Well not gone, but there is a Nestle Toll House cookie dough shortage (is there another type of cookie dough?) looming on the horizon. Nestle…