Running and a fruity reward

Hey All – I started feeling better tonight, and then I started feeling a bit lazy. So I decided to go for a quick run once it started to cool down tonight. Of course due to the move and the frickin’ boxes everywhere, I could not find either pair of my current running shoes (by…… Continue reading Running and a fruity reward

Cooking · Dinner

I never knew Cassoulet could be so easy!

Hi everyone – Since I’ve been home, I have been trying to cook a larger meal on Sunday’s so that mom and I can have something ready for dinner for the first couple of days of the work week. It’s been working out really well so far. Yesterday afternoon I decided to tackle Jacques Pépin’s…… Continue reading I never knew Cassoulet could be so easy!


Jacques Pépin’s Sausage & Potato Packet

Hi Everyone: Happy Sunday afternoon. Yesterday I moved a lot of my stuff out of my old house into my new temporary residence – it was hot and not a lot of fun. 😦 But when my friend Tim met me in Rhode Island he came bearing a gift – a copy of Jacques Pépin’s…… Continue reading Jacques Pépin’s Sausage & Potato Packet

Breakfast · Lunch · Walk

A week of food

Hi All – I lugged my computer around with me everywhere this week in hopes I would find a few moments to write in the blog. It ends up I only had a few minutes and wrote about Sunday’s amazing dinner which was definitely a priority in getting out in to cyber world! So, here…… Continue reading A week of food

Cooking · Dinner

Sunday: A Night With Jacques Pepin – or Tim and Nicole…

On Sunday night my friends Tim and Nicole invited me over for a lovely dinner and the Pixar film Ratatouille. I arrived at 4:30 with a bottle of red wine to go with dinner. We started the film promptly so that we would have time to finish it and have a nice dinner on the…… Continue reading Sunday: A Night With Jacques Pepin – or Tim and Nicole…

Breakfast · Lunch · Walk

Monday: Heat, food, pool!

Hey All – I hope you’ve all had a great Monday, and if you are in the middle of a heat wave, I hope you are surviving! The key to surviving these oh so hot days is going to a pool after work… ah! So, last night I did prepare my breakfast and lunch for…… Continue reading Monday: Heat, food, pool!

Walk · yoga


Hey All- After being away from the house for so many days, today has been a busy day! For the first time in over two weeks I went to bed last night without setting my alarm… what a nice feeling! I did not care how late I slept, but I am glad that I was…… Continue reading Sunday


Healthy Living Summit Review Part I

Good Morning Everyone! Today I am going to start re-capping the Healthy Living Summit. I had a wonderful time on both Friday evening and all day on Saturday. During the summit I learned a lot on a variety of subjects – from how to design a great and readable blog, to learning more about why…… Continue reading Healthy Living Summit Review Part I


Healthy Living Summit

Hi All- Sorry for the lack of posts over the last couple of days…. but I’m reporting from the Healthy Living Summit right now, which is very exciting.  For more information, check out the Summit’s webpage.  I’m going to be heading over to the cocktail reception soon to meet my fellow bloggers and tomorrow will…… Continue reading Healthy Living Summit

Breakfast · Cooking · Lunch

Hump Day…

Hey All – Wow, today is Hump Day – thank goodness. This has been a super long week for me, and I’m not 100% sure why except that I still haven’t been sleeping all that well. Thankfully I heard my alarm and after snoozing twice, I was finally able to get up and start my…… Continue reading Hump Day…