Saturday, February 2, 2013
A Ravens cheerleader has been making headlines for the reasons she says she was banned from cheering on Super Bowl Sunday.
The story of a Baltimore Ravens cheerleader who said she was disciplined for weight gain—and believes this is a reason she was left behind from the Super Bowl—has been making headlines across the country. Cheerleader Courtney Lenz said she thinks her team didn't take her to the Super Bowl was because she gained 1.6 pounds. Admittedly, her story has changed through the week: Yahoo Sports noted she first said the team was upset because she had chosen to retire at the end of the season. She later told Good Morning America she thought the decision was because of her weigh-in. The alleged snub led to supporters starting an online petition to reinstate her, The Huffington Post reported. The team has said they picked cheerleaders for the Super …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
My Super Bowl cake is made only once a year, but the recipe is pretty good for any day!
Ingredients: (Cake) 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sour cream 3 eggs 1 pinch baking soda Handful dried cranberries (or cherries) (Glaze) 1/2 cup powdered sugar Dash vanilla About 2 tablespoons water Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour a 8x4 inch loaf pan. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add sour cream and eggs. Add flour and pinch of soda, mix well. Add cranberries or cherries for flavor/color. Pour into pan and bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Patch editors weigh in on Sunday’s big game.
Patriots or Giants … who are you taking? Super Bowl XLVI is almost here. Enough of the hype, trash talk and analysis – we’re ready for some football. On the eve of Super Sunday, several Patch editors took the time to answer the most asked question over the past two weeks – who will win Super Bowl XLVI? Here are their answers: Courtney Jansson, Foxborough Patch Editor: I feel this is going to be a close game. Both teams are extremely talented, however in the end, the Patriots will have more drive to pull this out! – Patriots 28, Giants 21 Michael Hardman, Boston Patch Regional Editor: Giants score on five field goals while the Pats find the endzone on two Rob Gronkowski scores. I can't lose. The Pats are my AFC team and the Giants my NFC …