Cooking · Hiking

The Curse of The World Series..

Do you know what the Curse of the World Series is when your favorite team is in the series? I will tell you. It’s sleep deprivation. By one o’clock this afternoon I did not think I was going to make it through my day – and I didn’t even stay up for the whole game…… Continue reading The Curse of The World Series..


Just for the record…

OK, just for the record: I do not come home every single night from work all excited and ready to cook. I’m not always bounding into the kitchen ready to create a new recipe and cook up a storm. Sometimes it’s all I can do to open up a can of soup and collapse on…… Continue reading Just for the record…

Lunch · Walk

A Sun Rise Walk

Happy Monday night, everyone. I have said it before – but I always feel like I have accomplished something on Monday nights. I have gotten up early (5:25 AM most mornings) and commuted to work, worked a day and gotten home. I do not make a habit of wishing away my work week (because then…… Continue reading A Sun Rise Walk

Cooking · Dinner

Saturday Night: Penne, Kale & Chicken Recipe

We have had a busy weekend, but I still made time to cook on Saturday night. This recipe came to me in a funny way. We were heading out to Home Depot to buy bags and bags of mulch for the front yard, and I realized that we needed something for dinner. I quickly went…… Continue reading Saturday Night: Penne, Kale & Chicken Recipe


Banana Pudding: Southern Hospitality

Happy Saturday morning, everyone! I am not quite sure, but I think Saturday morning is my favorite part of the traditional weekend. I feel like I have the entire weekend ahead of me – and I just love that feeling! This morning mom was getting ready for our out of town guests that will be…… Continue reading Banana Pudding: Southern Hospitality


Bringing Lunch To Work

Hi Blog Readers: You might recall that I am a huge fan of bringing a healthy lunch to work. Sometimes it is just a salad with lots of greens, vegetables and occasionally some protein (grilled chicken?) and a nice slice of french bread. Other times it is leftovers from whatever I had for dinner the…… Continue reading Bringing Lunch To Work

Breakfast · Health · Walk

A Digital Personal Trainer

Do you have a personal trainer? I do, when I can afford her. And I love her to death. Both as the wonderful person that she is and what she makes me do at the gym. But buying time with a personal trainer can be expensive, and recently I have been on a strict budget,…… Continue reading A Digital Personal Trainer