Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Baby, It's Cold Outside!

The weekend's gloomy, cloudy skies finally caved in yesterday...and gave us, drought prone LA'ers, some much needed rain. I have a love/hate relationship with the rain (as I do with LOST...2/2/10). Love the free car wash. Love the bathed lawn. But, hate the freezing house...58 degrees (inside) in fact.

In a previous post, I mentioned how much our house heater sucks. It's old and far from eco-friendly. We are major weenies and refuse to use the Lusk signature fireplace in our living room. So, what's a semi frozen blogger to do? Bake. Bake like a 50's wife and pray I don't set the smoke detectors off.

I found an easy peasy recipe a few months ago that I've been dying to try out; Crispy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (talk about a title hook!) And let me just say, I literally used the words, "heaven's to betsy" when I took the first bite- that's how amazingly delicious they were. 

Goliath cookies were on Chris' mind and so, he conquered. 

He made sure to include a quarter for good measure. Geez, this takes me back to my elementary school days of Friday after-school bake sales which included jumbo pickles and saran wrapped giant cookies at 50 cents a pop. Those were the days.

And what better way to end the post but with a picture of our much awaited sectional.

She's here!!


  1. nice couch! Thanks for stopping by my blog! And your mouthwatering cookies are making me want to run to the store and get me some chocolate chips so I can make my own.

  2. Oooooh, congrats on getting your new couch! It looks very sexy in that room. I want cookies now, dang it.

  3. 58 degrees - Yeeouch! Good idea to bake... that definitely helps! Those cookies look dee-lish. And your new sectional is so stylish yet comfy looking. We love the chaise on our sofa!

  4. Those cookies look so yummy! And your couch is beautiful!

  5. When I get home...I'm going to eat my giant cookie and drink a glass of milk. Only, it's not going to be a glass, it's going to be a bottle. and there is nothing you can do to stop me.

    Well...I guess technically you could destroy the bottle or throw the cookies away; but that would make you mean and wasteful respectively.

  6. The sectional is fabulous! I just started craving chocolate chip cookies... weird....

  7. Thanks everyone! I am drunk over our new sofa. But I must confess...I spend more time ogling it than lounging on it. ^_^

  8. That sectional really tufts my buttons! (taps microphone, 'is this thing on?')

    All bad jokes aside, that is an extremely good looking sectional. I love all things midcentury modern!