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Drinks, Food, Recipes July 16, 2018

Sangria by the Glass

Sangria falls into the wine based cocktail category but often calls for a dozen ingredients, with macerating and steeping time, and for that kind of effort you need to be making at least a few pitchers. But this little beauty can be made by the glass, hits the spot and is completely customizable.

Food, Menus November 9, 2015

Do you meal plan?

I’ve been a pretty ardent cook for years now but I wasn’t always the best about efficiently planning family meals. Last year I turned that all around and never looked back. Here’s how it works:
Every Saturday morning I sit down and write down the four or five dinners I want to make that week and…..

Food, Recipes June 19, 2015

Easy Enchilada Soup and Friday Fun Links

What are you guys up to this weekend? I hope you’re planning to get plenty of fresh air and outside time! Maybe a backyard BBQ with the family, a solo day at the beach with a great book, or a few long meandering bike rides with the kids? We are headed to my sister’s for a retirement celebration and pool party…..

Food June 12, 2015

Want To Be Healthier?

I love this simple video by Michael Pollan that explains in two minutes something our modern culture has struggled to grasp.
Want to be healthier? “Eat anything you want, just cook it yourself.”

Entertaining, Food, Menus May 31, 2015

A Birthday Dinner Menu

This week is my birthday and we’re celebrating with an intimate family dinner party at home. For the past couple of years we’ve gone to Palm Springs for a grown up weekend retreat but this year I felt like keeping it simple and special. Here’s the menu I’ve planned if your interested…..

Citizenship, Food, Relationships February 4, 2012

An Example of Fortune

E (my five year old daughter) and I were on our own. It was going to be a whole week. Husband was away so we decided to break it up. We had been so good. Eating healthy, smoothie drinking, making her lunches for school instead of relying on the cafeteria, we needed a girls night out…..

Food, Recipes January 28, 2012

How to Make a Great Smoothie

Welcome to my first ever published video! Yikes! I hope you find it reasonably enjoyable to watch and encouraging so that you can begin making your own smoothies and getting the amazing health and energy benefits we have been experiencing…..