Well would ya look at that…

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…

Silver linings…

Once upon a time, there was a girl that really didn’t know how to cook.  She met a boy, who did and decided she wanted to try to impress him, with her cooking prowess. She failed, miserably. Read on… As a kid, I learned how to “feed” myself & my little brother, out of necessity basically….

Summer Favorites…

Hello lovelies!  I’ve missed you!  I have been busy with Real Estate and with the end of the school year, which for some reason, is always nuts.  Is it that way at your house?  It’s the last week of school here, and for one kid, it’s all play…the other kid, all tests! After the Winter…

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…

Christmas past….

What the heck happened to January?  Although, with the craziness happening in my family & the weather issues we’ve had this month, it feels like it was three months long.  I once again fell off the blogging train, not being here since Thanksgiving, and am sorry for that.  As per usual, one of my goals…

Where have I been…?

Hello lovelies! I am SO sorry I’ve been away…fallen off the blogging train…but I have really good reasons why, the biggest of which I can’t share with you yet!  It’s a big Career/Life change for me and I have to wait until the timing is right, to share/announce it to the world, so I hope…

Summer Sippers, Beer…

What’s more American than Beer? Okay, well maybe not… According to Wikipedia, “Ale is one of the oldest beverages humans have produced, dating back to at least the 5th millennium BC and recorded in the written history of Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.  Beer was part of the daily diet of Egyptian Pharaohs over 5,000 years ago. Then,…

Where’s Waldo?

A favorite book series to many, the story of Waldo (known to the rest of the world as “Wally”), lost in a sea of people & things.  Your challenge, is to find him.  Always dressed in a red & white striped shirt, with goofy glasses & hat.  Can you find him? I’ve been feeling a…

Happy Valentines Day!

Just a quick post, to say Happy Valentine’s Day to all my “sweet” followers!  If you still have time to make something to show your love today, check out the links below to some of my favorites.  I wanted to post the card I made for my husband here, so it will live forever in…

Balsamic & Fig rubbed Chicken & a Beatrice update…

Well it’s been an interesting week here; the previous frigid cold temps have been making me want to eat comfort food everyday and now it appears as though we are plunging back into the deep freeze after a lovely three day hiatus!  I’ve got some oh-my-gosh-they-are-so-cute-I’m-gonna-die pictures and updates of our adorable new family member,…