What is going on?

That question – What is going on? – could be asked of several different things. First, the weather. Seriously, there is a frost warning for tonight and it is the middle of May. MAY! WTH! Thinking about the weather and what is going on with it makes me too depressed. And I’ll tell you what, the pint of Ben & Jerry’s Peanut Butter Half Baked … Continue reading What is going on?

A healthier Thanksgiving!

Three of my favorite dishes at Thanksgiving, besides the turkey, of course, are mock mashed “potatoes,” cranberry orange relish and crustless pumpkin pie! Keep in mind, however, that these haven’t always been my favorite dishes. But a couple of years ago, when the hubster and I decided to host Thanksgiving at our house, we wanted to do a healthier version of Thanksgiving. And, I think … Continue reading A healthier Thanksgiving!

A little of this and a little of that!

I have to say that I love the fact that my husband, Al, loves to cook. And, it’s pretty dang awesome that he likes to grocery shop as well. Yes, I am blessed. I say that often, but I mean it. I am not sure where I would be without him. Probably living on canned tuna, cereal, apples, bananas and frozen veggies! Not. Even. Kidding! … Continue reading A little of this and a little of that!

Getting down and dirty

Last weekend, oh boy! To try and sum it up in one word? Hmmmm. Let’s see…busymuddyhawaiianlaughterchallengingtiringbutohsofun! Okay, that’s not really one word, but it describes my weekend to a tee – Busy. Muddy. Hawaiian. Laughter. Challenging. Tiring. But…oh-so-fun! Before I get started on my weekend, I’m gonna let you know a little secret. I’ve kind of been in this funk lately. You know, the I … Continue reading Getting down and dirty

The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds

It’s time to get serious…the countdown to the Fargo Half-Marathon is on. There is a countdown timer on the website and I have to admit, it kind of freaked me out. 32 days. THIRTY-TWO DAYS! How the heck did that happen? I’m not ready. At least I don’t think so. Or maybe I don’t feel as ready as I was for the San Jose Half-Marathon … Continue reading The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds