Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Cheesy, Garlic, Bacon Mashed Potatoes and Small (BIG) Gestures

      You know those days when you are busy wearing many hats – employee, volunteer, business owner, mom, wife, chef, chauffeur, and a few others – and the day just isn’t going as smoothly as you wished it would.  Then in a moment, one small (big) gesture by a friend can change that around.  At least […]

  • 2 Cookbooks to Giveaway Today

    2 Cookbooks to Giveaway Today

    Because it’s Easter. Because I’m on a chocolate high. Because I got my taxes done this weekend. Because Lindsay creates great books and saves my butt when things go wrong on my blog. I’m giving away not 1 BUT 2 of Lindsay’s cookbooks today. The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook (by Lindsay Landis) and Breakfast for […]

  • Gourmet Pretzel Rods – Pretzel +Caramel + Chocolate = Heaven

    Gourmet Pretzel Rods – Pretzel +Caramel + Chocolate = Heaven

    I have been holding out on you and I’m sorry.  This recipe should have been one of the very first I ever shared.  It was my very most favorite class to teach when I taught classes years ago with Cake ‘n Crumbs because it was easy, everyone loved them, and I had great sales to […]

  • Quick Bunny in a Jar for Easter

    Quick Bunny in a Jar for Easter

    Need a very quick gift to give to someone at Easter?  Grandkids, neighbor, hostess? Make a Bunny in a Jar.  How cute is he? I saw this idea over at Not So Idle Hands last week and knew I wanted to try him.  He’s super easy.

  • Easter Ideas – Coloring Eggs, Carrot Pound Cake, and Animal Pretzels

    Easter Ideas – Coloring Eggs, Carrot Pound Cake, and Animal Pretzels

    March has been a very busy month for our household. We’ve had a revolving door for well over a week now and it won’t stop for another couple of days.  I like routine – even if its a crazy busy routine.  So when our “routine” gets put to the test like it has been, I […]

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