May in Photos plus a Recipe

May has been crazy. It's been a frantic race to the finish line to summer break. Every year I say this is the year I grow herbs in a pot. And then I kill it. The cilantro tasted great while it lasted. Sitting in rush hour traffic, with a rainbow in my rear view. It's... Continue Reading →

Why Gwyneth Paltrow, and Other Celebrities, Don’t Get Hunger in America

Gwyneth Paltrow made headlines this weekend with her little food stamp challenge she posted online. Despite their best efforts, Gwyneth Paltrow, and other celebrities, prove they just don't get hunger in America. It's cute when an uber-rich celebrity tries to relate to the rest of us who struggle to buy groceries every week.   She... Continue Reading →

Sweet Memories of Childhood

I don't know anyone who says they had a great childhood, except my hubby. This, despite the fact his family moved around a lot as a child and there was lean times when his dad was unemployed. He still claims he had a great childhood. What a little optimist. Childhood is what you spent the... Continue Reading →

Quick Food Gift: Christmas Crunch Recipe

THE COUNTDOWN IS ON | I've wrote how I am not  in the mood for the holidays this year. I am not a Grinch, I am just not feeling it. I know I am not alone. Right? Anybody? I have given myself a hall pass this year. I don't have to host a cookie decorating... Continue Reading →

Turning 34…again!

Yeah, it was my birthday last week. Birthdays are a good thing. The more you have the more you should celebrate. I chose Greek for my birthday dinner. Axios Estiatorio in Denver's neighborhood known as Berkeley. (If you are want to kill some time you can read the complete restaurant review I posted here.) Hint:... Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Red Beans and Rice

Glenn talks fondly of his years spent growing up in Slidell, Louisiana. Mostly it's about the crazy things he did as a kid, but also he misses the red beans and rice served in the South. Apparently, Colorado don't know nothing about red beans and rice. This is the only recipe that passes his taste... Continue Reading →

Easter blessings.

Yeah, I know Easter was a week ago. So sue me. She wants to be called Alexandra instead of Alex now. But I am old and I forget. She had an Easter picnic with her stuffed animals in the backyard. She served chocolate covered Peeps, Nerds, and bubble gum. Um, sounds delish! I listed Alex's... Continue Reading →

December Daily | Ten, Traditions

When you think of your childhood during Christmas time, what comes to mind? When we were growing up, our mom always filled a glass jar with this mixture: peanuts, M&M's and raisins. This glass jar always sat on the coffee table for a quick grab treat. I don't know why but this simple thing sticks... Continue Reading →

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