Monthly Archives: November 2011

I Am Not Cheap; I Am Frugal

I refuse to believe that I am cheap.  Yes, I love a good deal.  Yes, I will spend money on something if I think it is warranted.  Yes, I will bend over and pick up a penny (only 99 more … Continue reading

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Unsung heroes among us

Most of you all know about the fire we had here last week in Reno.  It burned over 2,000 acres, 30 homes were destroyed with another 20 highly damaged, and 10,000 people were evacuated in a 12 hour period.  As … Continue reading

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Do You Not Recognize Me? I Am a Yelp Elite!

I had a VERY unfortunate experience at a local restaraunt this weekend, and I am telling everyone about it, because frankly, I hate this new attitude of restaurateurs in Reno.  Apparently we Renoites are all idiots and don’t know good food when we see it, … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole? To the CURB! Garlic Roasted Shrimp Cocktail..oh my yes!

Now don’t get me wrong, I adore green bean casserole made with Campbell’s Mushroom soup and Durkee’s French Fried Onion rings, but let’s face it.  How many times will you either make it or have it served to you in … Continue reading

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Gobble Gobble Gobble, It’s (Almost) Thanksgiving Day!

Mmmmmm…. Thanksgiving Day! At our house it starts with the “girls” (whoever they are…be it daughters, mothers or grandmothers, or a combination of all three, whoever happens to be hanging around that morning) watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. I … Continue reading

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And Now. It’s Time for My Favorite Holiday.

As much as I hate Halloween, I love, love, love Thanksgiving Day.  Not only does it come complete with a four-day weekend, but it celebrates one of the most important things in my life: food.  Most of you should know … Continue reading

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Lucky you!

Beginning on Monday and running through next Friday, we at IdiosynCrazies’ test kitchens will be helping you out with your Thanksgiving Day meal planning.  No, we are not cooking your turkey for you, silly.  What we will be doing is … Continue reading

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