Author Archives: gibblemethis

About gibblemethis

I recently (and finally) discovered cooking, baking, and DIY-ing. Yes, I discovered them all and you're welcome. I live in Boston and work at an A&E firm as a mechanical designer for healthcare.

“hobnobs” oat cookie biscuits

do the phrases “nobbly oaty biscuits” or “one nibble and you’re nobbed” do anything for you? well they should. I knew someone that lived in Scotland for some time who very quickly fell in love with McVitie’s Hobnobs. I visited … Continue reading

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DIY LUSH solid lotion bars

LUSH. love their products. so natural. so lovely. so… expensive. I wanted to make a solid lotion bar similar to those over at LUSH.  the recipe I found has far less ingredients, however a pretty good start and easy to … Continue reading

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sangria cupcakes with fruit compote topping

prepare yourselves for what mayhaps be the best thing you’ve put into your mouth. in a while, at least. they’re so darn fudge-y and OMG everything has red wine in it. these cupcakes were my favorite out of the bunch … Continue reading

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OAK Long Bar + Kitchen with Blog and Tweet Boston

I recently joined Blog and Tweet Boston for brunch at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen in the luxurious Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. “Join us at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, a stunning new Boston restaurant in the heart of Back Bay. … Continue reading

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Cupcakes and Cocktails at the BCAE with Blog and Tweet Boston

I recently had the opportunity to join Blog and Tweet Boston at the Boston Center for Adult Education for Cupcakes and Cocktails. Led by Dustin Rennells, this baking class is perfect for all levels of bakers. I’m what you might call amateur … Continue reading

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ginger nama shoyu dressing (Life Alive copycat)

OMG have you been to Life Alive? totally in love “The Goddess” dish with Ginger Nama Shoyu dressing. too bad the place is so friggin’ obnoxious that I hate stepping foot into it. thank god for the GOOGLE machine. you … Continue reading

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DIY body scrubs

man it’s dry out. sub zero temps will do that. it’s SCIENCE. good thing i’m addicted to body scrubs. good thing they’re easy-peasy to make. my favorite store bought scrub of all time is Fresh’s Brown Sugar Body Polish. at nearly … Continue reading

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dark chocolate walnut skillet blondie

SANTA! santa got me a cast iron skillet! what’s the first thing you cook in your new cast iron skillet? hmmm…. let’s see… oh. i know. prrrrretty sure by law, you have to break in your cast iron skillet with … Continue reading

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kale and roasted cauliflower salad with tahini dressing

i was so excited to make food for the workweek on the last day of my juice cleanse. the great thing about kale, is that you can toss it with dressing and it doesn’t get soggy, making it a great … Continue reading

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(another) Raw Generation review

OMG I finally completed. Another. Six. Day. Juice cleanse. I’ve reviewed raw generation before, but this one was a little different. I did the 3-day Happily Ever After Bridal Juice Cleanse followed by the 3-day Skinny Cleanse. Hey, they had some … Continue reading

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