Summer Weekend

Summer is officially here, and so far it has been a very nice one. Before summer arrived, SC and I were really excited to get a new gas grill. We thought we would be more likely to use it during the week and figured we would still go back to our trusty (and amazing) charcoal…… Continue reading Summer Weekend


Summer Eats

It isn’t summer yet – and the weather has been rainy, cool and gray for the most part. The exception was the three days last week when we had temperatures ABOVE 90 degrees. Nothing like a heat wave in May. Even though the weather has been gray this week (rain clouds were in the forecast…… Continue reading Summer Eats

Cooking · Dinner · Health

Grilled Halibut with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

I must say, cooking a couple of nights with my Plated box really got me back in the mood to cook and be creative at dinner time. On Thursday, I decided to cook halibut. I found a simple but wonderful recipe on Epicurious and I had almost all of the ingredients at home already -…… Continue reading Grilled Halibut with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette


Running… and grilling

The other thing you do not need to worry about is my running. After deciding not to run the Providence Marathon, I was definitely thrown for a loop in my running and training. Once the marathon was off the table, I could not really decide what to do and how far to run and when…… Continue reading Running… and grilling

Breakfast · Food

Summer is here…

…to stay? Wow, after this long weekend it certainly feels like summer is here to stay. We had hot, humid weather that was more like the middle of August rather than the end of May.  The menu at home has also swung into total summer gear which is pretty great. On the menu this weekend:…… Continue reading Summer is here…

Dinner · Running

Run and a Reward

Sunday’s recap: Since yesterday’s run was so horrible, I made an effort to get my butt in gear a little earlier this morning. I set my alarm for 7:55 and eventually got out of bed by 8:20. I ate half a banana, had a small cup of coffee and was out on the trail by…… Continue reading Run and a Reward

Dinner · Running


We are having quite the summer weather this holiday weekend. In typical New England style we have gone from typical early April weather (rainy, 50 degrees) to mid summer weather (hot, humid, high 80s) in a matter of a couple of days. I love spring. It usually lasts for about a week around here, and…… Continue reading Saturday