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Lollis & Pops: Candy Heaven for the Nostalgic Soul

August 23, 2017
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Like many children of the late ’70s, early ’80s (yes, I’m that old), growing up I had only one life-goal that needed to be accomplished. I was going to find a Golden Ticket to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. I was positive that this was better than winning the lottery. My 7-year-old mind came up with […]

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Post-Workout… Ice Cream?!

May 22, 2017
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We’ve all been there. You’re back on the wagon, or more accurately, the stationary bicycle.  You finally bit the bullet and are pursuing an active lifestyle. Spinach shakes, kale salads, SoulCycle, step-counting, fantasizing about chocolate but not actually eating it. You know, you’re being healthy. Your muscles ache, you’re looking great, but your stomach pretty […]

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Gettysburg – Food, Drinks, & History

April 3, 2017
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Although I am not one to divest too much personal information on this site, today’s post does require a bit of backstory. So, here I go.  I am married to a (quite handsome) physician-scientist and his career comes with a lot of relocating and traveling. One might say, I am the medical version of an […]

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Waffle Fry Shortbread Cookies

March 15, 2017
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A question I am often asked is why I named my blog ‘The Frosted Petticoat’. Well, the short answer is that I like to pair seemingly dichotomous flavors in perfect harmony. It’s like looking at a gorgeous painted petticoat from afar, only to realize that close-up it’s actually made of frosting. That’s where the whimsy […]

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