Choosing to become a Vegetarian

Throughout my eight years as a vegetarian, I am frequently asked why I chose this lifestyle. I’m often hesitant to share my feelings on this topic for fear that...

Quick and Easy Vegetable Minestrone Soup

As much as I want it to, it is not getting any warmer around here. I am just getting colder and paler by the...

Macaroni and Cheese with Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

After all of that vacation talk, it is time to get back to what matters around here…food! And speaking of food, is there anything...

Winter Vacation in Squaw Valley, California IV

This was our last day in Squaw and it began with another great breakfast. They had pumpkin bread again, woo-hoo! And German apple pancakes!...

Winter Vacation in Squaw Valley, California III

I hope you all aren’t tired of seeing snow pictures because I still have one more post of our trip to share with you!...

Winter Vacation in Squaw Valley, California II

Our second day in Tahoe began like any other day with a 7:00am wake-up growl from our beloved Gigi. There was still quite a...

Winter Vacation in Squaw Valley + PlumpJack Inn

A little less than 8 years ago, Brandon surprised me with two round-trip tickets to Lake Tahoe, California so that he could take me to...

Really good, cheap wine

Now if that title doesn’t get your attention, I don’t know what will. Unless of course you don’t like wine. Which really means that...

Baked Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Donuts

I am not usually a lemon dessert kind of gal. Lemon meringue pie? No thanks, I’ll pass. But there is something about blueberries and...

Paris II

Another “must do” while you are in Paris is exploring all of the famous and historical art in the many different museums they have...