March 2nd, 2014
On My Mind

Batten Down The Hatches


Okay, here comes another storm.

My husband loves to bake, especially as a diversion when snowed in. So, I pulled out a banana cake recipe from the WSJ yesterday. Before you tell me how lucky I am that my adorable better half cooks as a hobby, consider, how many storms we’ve had = how many desserts he’s made. Ergo, my storm survival activity is running on the treadmill with the glass door open to the frozen landscape and “Happy” by Pharrell Williams blasting over and over.



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Jane cross-strap stud-embellished sandals


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Felix large leather and suede shoulder bag


Kim square sunglasses


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  • Sounds like a pretty good life to me! We all need a little “happy” and a husband that bakes! You will like my husbands obsession better. He makes green smoothies every morning!! Lucky !! And I still have to work out every day anyway!! Here’s to snow ending soon ( we got a few inches last night coming your way tomorrow ) for now, we have the academy awards! Let the fashion parade begin!

    PaulaMarch 2nd, 2014  10:08 AM

  • I JUST read that recipe and thought it sounded really yummy so is it?

    Helen PennoyerMarch 2nd, 2014  10:23 AM

  • A husband who bakes! Oh, you lucky girl!

    Lauren@StyleseerMarch 2nd, 2014  11:53 AM

  • I can relate- this has been a long, cold, snowy winter… only recently, I discovered I could cross country ski right outside my door. you are welcome to come over to groton pl to xx ski if you want to burn off all those cakes! beats a treadmill x julia

    juliaMarch 2nd, 2014  5:22 PM

  • I saw those recipes Saturday and that cake certainly caught my eye. I plan on making the pie, but the cake is on my radar screen, too. This is what I call “real cake”, not just a platform for frosting.

    AprilMarch 3rd, 2014  10:10 AM


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