RELAX!

This week saw the launch of phase 12 (?) of my never-ending, multi-closet organizational project. Like bunnies popping from a magician’s hat, the stuff (junk) I find seems to keep multiplying..it’s the oddest thing!! During this most recent sweep I did however stumble upon some interesting stuff including a long lost recipe for the best…

Wanna come out and play?

We just got back from three days off the ‘hamster wheel’ and I’m here to tell ya, it was INCREDIBLE. The prep for our mini-FL-KEYS-vaca required more work than usual, but I felt better being super cautious about our potential exposure to Covid which, let’s face it, can be minimized but is never really zero…..

Holding on through the tough times..

Let me set the scene: It’s about 98 degrees outside; humidity at rainforest level. My husband is digging 4 large holes for me next to the AC on the side of the house. I say “for me” because it was my idea to try and hide that ugly, grey, growling monster of an air conditioning…

How to make it work..

My husband is a cheese cravin’, chocolate sneakin’, prime rib lovin’ man with stubbornly high cholesterol. So how on earth do you keep a guy like that on the healthy eatin’-train? It’s all about feel, flavor and fullness. FEEL- While you can’t fool anyone into thinking that thick strips of spicy, grilled zucchini are in…

What did I learn this week?

ABOUT FOOD-  I learned that just because pasta is green and comes in a green box, doesn’t mean it’s the healthiest option.  Case in point: That box of SuperGreens sure looks super healthy, and while it does surpass its plain counter-part in the nutrition department, nothing beats the bag of pasta made with just one ingredient:…

When Evolution meets Resolution.

As the weather got warmer earlier this year, I started craving iced tea.  Let me be a bit more specific: Sweet tea, poured over ice cubes, in a tall glass with a fresh lemon slice perched on top. Every afternoon you could find me sitting on the front porch, sipping a frosty glass of that…