I love pumpkin so much. Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer, Pumpkin Spice Cheerios, Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Hot Chocolate, and the list goes on and on and on. One holiday a next door neighbor made a beautiful pumpkin pie for my little family of three, and before my husband got home from work, I had managed to… Read More Crustless Pumpkin Pie
I just love everything about Fall. The falling of the leaves, until I have to rake them all up, all 14 garbage bag fulls. I love baking with cinnamon and apples and drinking hot spiced tea. Sometimes though the oncoming of Fall and the cloudy skies don’t make me the happiest camper. I guess the… Read More Cinnamon Swirl Apple Walnut Bread & Fall Pleasures
I swore I’d never in my life drink a green smoothie, but this one changed my mind. First of all, if I ate all the green veggies I’m supposed to eat for fiber, minerals and nutrients that I need on a daily basis, I’d be #1 sick and tired of eating them the first day,… Read More The Green Monster
Normally, September 11th would conjure up tragic memories for United States citizens like me. Over the years, I’ve learned to learn to incorporate my birthday into this memorable day because, after all, it was my birthday before terrorists made it a half-flag sort of day. Those with 9/11 birthdays understand what I am talking about… Read More Milestone Birthday
When I got my first apartment I immediately felt the need to fill it up. Every nook and cranny, every single corner, every room. I was happy that I could now afford to buy my own “stuff.” If I had left a room unfurnished and undecorated, to me that would signify that I couldn’t “afford”… Read More Too Much Stuff-How to Declutter Your Life
(Written during the Winter of 2016 while living in Seattle) …Here we are right in the middle of flue season. After feeling a little puny recently, starting to get a sore throat and losing whatever energy I had left, I was eating some soup at a local restaurant that we love. I had asked for… Read More Ancient Asian Secret
Her name is Robin Chapman. It happened about 15 years ago. It started with a chuck roast. Chapman says she shares credit for the recipe’s fame with her friend Karen Farese, who helped launch the recipe to stardom by putting it in her church’s cookbook. Now it’s become famous through Pinterest and pinned about 1… Read More Miss-Iss-Ippi
In 2014 I was lucky enough to qualify for World Food Championship in Las Vegas by winning a recipe contest in the seafood category. Once I got to Las Vegas to compete in the tournament-style contest, I was fortunate once again to have Alaska Seafood Company provide the fish. Talk about quality fish, and I… Read More Sinful and Rich and Full of Fish!