RECIPE: Peanut Butter Cookie Truffles

These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** Recipes can be like some of my past relationships. You get into them strongly for a short period. Then you may have [...] Go to Post




Recipe: Gourmet Garden Gumbo (aka Hearty Vegetable Gumbo)

These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** Here in sunny LA, there’s a strange phenomenon known as June Gloom- where the days start foggy and end chilly. I moved [...] Go to Post




TIPS: Goal Planning

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are tips on how to figure out HOW to accomplish your goal. TIP #7 - BREAK IT DOWN: Break up your task into small manageable parts.  Too often we avoid tasks because they seem too daunting, too big to [...] Go to Post




Procrastination Weekly Challenge #2: Break It Down

You know those times when you are faced with those big boulders that are in your way. You just don’t know what to do and there are so many ways of coping with the situation. Sometimes you get into panic mode where you act like a headless chicken, you kind of lose it. Other times [...] Go to Post




Weekend Round-UP: Procrastination, Week #1

We’ve now embarked on our second month. Boy, time flies! And that’s exactly why this month’s tips are so important. This month we are battling the evil of Procrastination. Yes, time flies, and time is the arch enemy of procrastinators like myself. We have goals to achieve, but too often we push off our attempts [...] Go to Post







Chumley’s Chinese Chicken & Green Onions

These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** You know, cooking with onions can be a real “tear jerking” experience. However, when you eat the mouthwatering results of this easiest [...] Go to Post




Tips on Goal Setting

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are tips on how to figure out WHAT it is that you want to accomplish? TIP #1 – WRITE DOWN YOUR GOALS: Keep the written message nearby and consult with it occasionally. Committing your goals to paper will [...] Go to Post




Procrastination Weekly Challenge #1: Write Your Goal

I always believe goals are important. For me, goals are what keep me focused and driven.  Many times, however, even with my goals, I easily find myself floating along and acting more like a fish merely going with the tide. Veering off course is easy, or as in the example of the fish, sometimes it’s [...] Go to Post




Weekend Round-Up for 6/24-6/30

I can’t believe it, four weeks in the bag!  I was a bit overly ambitious with last week’s Weekly Challenge.  I had been planning to go through all the clutter in the rooms in my apartment to decide what to keep and what to either throw out or donate.  All I made it through was [...] Go to Post