Month: May 2012

A New Look & Gingersnaps For The Hubby

Ahhh…a new, refreshing, theme. I love how convenient WordPress makes it to change things around. For a while now I’ve been horribly bored with that very dark, very brown, theme I was using. At first I liked it because I thought it showcased the… Continue Reading “A New Look & Gingersnaps For The Hubby”

Braised Beef Over Garlic Mashed Potatoes

We’ve had a few blustery, chilly, days in my neck of the woods. That usually automatically puts me into the comfort food zone. Yesterday I made a big pot of homemade soup with homemade bread. Today it’s braised beef with sun-dried tomatoes and roasted… Continue Reading “Braised Beef Over Garlic Mashed Potatoes”

Women, Power, & A Breakfast That’ll Knock Your Socks Off

What is it about “those” women and power trips? You know exactly the type of woman I’m talking about. The type of woman that makes us look at our close girlfriends and say, “She’s one of those”. There’s usually one on every committee, the grumpy… Continue Reading “Women, Power, & A Breakfast That’ll Knock Your Socks Off”

Sunday Dinner

Sunday is my favorite day of the week. I’m not sure what it is about it really, but I love it. Maybe it’s because we are saying goodbye to the week behind us, which was hopefully successful and peaceful, and preparing to say hello… Continue Reading “Sunday Dinner”

Starting the Day Off Right – My Corner Of The World

We have a beautiful trail not even fifteen minutes from our house. Lots of wonderful things to see and hear. Wildlife for one. We’ve seen Moose, Deer, many different species of birds and water fowl, and we’ve seen the work of some very busy… Continue Reading “Starting the Day Off Right – My Corner Of The World”

Mother’s Day 2.0

Why Mother’s Day 2.0 you ask? Well, I gave myself food poisoning after our Hors d’ oeuvre & Cocktail night. I spent about 8 hours of Mother’s Day in agony and had to re-schedule my own mother! Before you’re afraid to try any of… Continue Reading “Mother’s Day 2.0”

Saturday Night Special – Hors d’ oeuvre & Cocktail Night

We’ve dubbed Saturday nights our hors d’ oeuvre & cocktail night. I make fun little meals that can be enjoyed in the backyard with our feet up.  We’ve worked hard to make our backyard our little sanctuary and once the nice weather arrives, we… Continue Reading “Saturday Night Special – Hors d’ oeuvre & Cocktail Night”

April’s Gone Crackers

Not really, I’m still “normal”, I haven’t lost my mind. Yet. These crackers? These crackers have me jumping for joy. They have me thinking about all of the yummy food combinations you can eat on a cracker that I haven’t been able to eat… Continue Reading “April’s Gone Crackers”

Grilled Flank Steak Sandwich with Parlick Fell Cheese, Spinach, And a Cute Little Salad

Grilled Flank Steak Sandwich 2 Slices Gluten Free Bread (I used Udi’s) Dairy Free Butter (I used Earth Balance Soy Free) Country Dijon Mustard (I use Grey Poupon) Trader Joe’s Parlick Fell Sheep’s Milk Cheese from England (Unbelievably good!) Organic Spinach Leftover Organic/All Natural… Continue Reading “Grilled Flank Steak Sandwich with Parlick Fell Cheese, Spinach, And a Cute Little Salad”

The Early Bird Gets The Worm

Extra healthy sustenance for an early morning and a productive day in the garden. Power Packed Breakfast Granola I haven’t had to use an alarm clock to wake me since I was a teenager. It’s wonderful not having to be awakened by a horrible buzzing sound… Continue Reading “The Early Bird Gets The Worm”