WordPress > Facebook, For Real! #wordpressdotcom

Being on WordPress is a lot less stressful than being on Facebook. But we already knew that didn’t we?

I have had some fun reading blogs and commenting on them without worrying about getting flamed. Thanks for being a wonderful online social community.


These things are addictive and great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Delicious clouds of yeasty bread goodness.

The Soup Diva

  • 1 pkg active dry yeast
  • 5-6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1  1/2 sticks + 2 tbsp butter, mostly melted
  • 2 cups warm milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tbsp hot tap water
  • 1 tsp salt
Put yeast in large bowl and add 2 tbsp hot tap water. Allow to proof until yeast is mostly dissolved (3-5 minutes – take this time to microwave the milk for 1 minute). Pour in warm milk and stir; melt butter and stir in. Beat egg and stir in lightly; add sugar and salt and stir until blended. Add flour a cup at a time until the dough is full incorporated; for the final 2 cups, add 1/2 cup at a time and mix with hands. Stop adding flour when dough is still sticky but begins to pull away from bowl and fingers (the consistency of refrigerated crescent dough). Transfer to large sheet of…

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A Chill Saturday

I am taking today to rest and relax. After a weird week and then coming home from vacation this Saturday is about chilling out. Granted I have done a few lightly productive things so I haven’t been completely lazy. I don’t feel as if I have had to do anything that requires a great deal of labor or effort. Sometimes downtime is the most productive thing you can do. Our lives can get way too busy so we need a moment to catch our breath and perhaps take a nap. Well I have taken one nap today, there might be another on the way.