Life is busy…

It’s been just over a year since I last wrote here…that’s terrible!  2016 was a business & family focused year…and honestly, I’ve missed playing with my food!  😜 I didn’t spend much time trying new recipes either, but instead just kept plugging along with our usual favorites.  Sometimes that’s just the easiest route, you know?  This year however, I have decided we need to thin out … Continue reading Life is busy…

My March Madness…

Happy Spring foodie friends!  Yes, I know, if you live in Minnesota, it isn’t feeling much like it yet… Even Augie says “I’m outta here!”   You know it’s been bad when the cats want to migrate south…. It’s been a crazy ‘mad’ month for me… the hubby flew out of town twice this month…it’s tax time, as you know…which always makes me a little psychotic! … Continue reading My March Madness…

Whew…well that was fun!

Today is 12-21-12 and I am thankful to be alive.  Not just because I woke up today…(Mayan Calendar and all) but because I have survived the past two weeks!  For those of you that don’t know, my “day job” finds me running, the White Bear Gift Basket Company.  As you can imagine, I’ve been busy with holiday basket orders.  And not just busy, but so … Continue reading Whew…well that was fun!

Beer for a Year, month seven…

Rhubarb Beer Jam & dinner…… Hey beer lovers!  This months beer is Summit Sága IPA described by Summit as a beer with “Epic hop character”.  I love anything that is referred to as “epic”!  Usually I am not a fan of big hoppy beers, but this one is so clean & bright & fresh, that the first sip I had, I knew I liked it!  Further description … Continue reading Beer for a Year, month seven…

Food, 2011

I’ve been wanting to make a photo collage of my best food moments of 2011…wondering what all that food together would look like…I did that tonight and boy, did I eat good last year!  Wow, and I’m surprised I only put on an extra 5+ pounds this past year…good eats!  Food trucks, Minnesota Food Blogger events, Fondue-Sushi-Carpet Picnic nights all at home, new restaurants, new … Continue reading Food, 2011