Confessions Of A Cookie-Challenged Mom…

Well, it’s happened again. I’m really not sure if I’ll ever learn the lesson. I’ve come to the painful conclusion that there is something inherently wrong with me that I am absolutely INCAPABLE of baking a batch of cookies. Edible cookies, that is. I used to be a sort-of good baker. Admittedly, my creations were often not pretty to look. I never was deluded into thinking I could pass myself off as a baked goods artiste. But, the treats I baked always tasted pretty darn good. I think I probably just got lazy over the years. But, I mean, seriously, why the heck can’t I bake a decent batch of cookies anymore? I’m not exaggerating. Just ask my family. When I tell them I’m baking, there is an audible groan. One day, after an unsuccessful attempt, which resulted in a pan of lumpy black charcoals, I set the smoking pan outside on the deck. When my husband came home from work, he saw the pan outside and casually said, “Were you baking today?” Continue reading “Confessions Of A Cookie-Challenged Mom…”

Episode 22 – The Curious Case of the Candy Lawsuits

On today’s episode, Marilyn has a bone to pick with a couple California women who brought lawsuits against candy companies.  But, the more she thinks about it…Marilyn might just have a lawsuit of her own.  Want to find out which evil corporation she’s going to sue?  Then give this episode a listen and make sure to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes!!!

Episode 21 – Peter Talks Percussion

In a follow-up to our last episode, Marilyn sits down with her son, Peter.  They discuss Peter’s love of music, how he came to be a percussionist, and his plans for the future.  If you love music, you’ll love this episode! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes!

Episode 20 – Graduation Season

Graduation season is upon us once again!  On today’s episode, Marilyn is joined by her daughter, Mary Kate, who recently graduated from college.  They talk about what’s next and how life doesn’t always go according to plan…but that’s ok! Give this episode a listen and make sure you rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes!!!

Episode 19 – The Vacation Episode

 

Marilyn is back from her Arizona vacation with stories to tell!  How was her first experience with Uber?  Did she encounter any desert wild life? You’ll have to listen to find out!  Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes!

Episode 18 – Guilty Pleasures

 

We start off today’s episode with a few more things Marilyn hates.  Then we hear about some of her guilty pleasure bands and songs.  And BONUS…a little “Who sang it better?” with Marilyn and one of her guilty pleasures.  You’re going to want to listen to this one! Don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review!

Episode 17 – Things I Hate…And a Few Things I Love

Today Marilyn tells us about a few things she hates that everyone else seems to love.  And believe it or not, there are a few things she loves that other people seem to hate.  If you’re enjoying the podcast, remember to rate, review, and subscribe on the podcast app!!!

Episode 16 – Go Big or Go Home

In this episode, Marilyn talks about going big, taking risks, and following your dreams…all in the name of happiness.  Tell us about a time you followed your dreams.  Was it worth the risk?

Episode 15 – Adventures at Summer Camp

 

Today Marilyn tells us about the summer she spent at camp as a child…and, as you probably guessed, she did NOT enjoy it.  If you’ve ever wondered why Marilyn isn’t an “outdoorsy” person, this episode is a good place to start!  Let us know about your summer camp experiences (good or bad) and we’ll talk about them on air!

Episode 14 – Playing the Lottery

 

 

 

 

On today’s episode, we learn about Marilyn’s confusion with the lottery.  She doesn’t know how to buy a ticket, she’s always a little late paying into the lottery pool, and she’s pretty sure there’s a game called “The Big Game.”  And last but not least…how much does she need to win in order to live comfortably?