When my daughter suggested inviting friends over for a caroling party I jumped on the idea. It's been a minute since we could do anything like that and I didn't want to miss the opportunity to have a holiday party this year. Then my mind got around to food/drink for the kids and a hot cocoa bar idea . . .
Coming up with an idea for a milestone birthday celebration in COVID times is hard. My husband celebrated his 50th birthday over the weekend. In the months leading up to it, I racked my brain for ways we could celebrate. Because of school obligations for our kids -- I knew destination travel would . . .
I've been experimenting with new protein drink/smoothie recipes lately. My teens are lifting weights and doing more serious strength training so they are into protein drinks/smoothies now. They're often asking what they should put into their smoothie so I've been looking up new recipes that would . . .
Did you know that today is National Gluten-Free Day? I don't know who declared all of these celebratory days but I'll play along. In honor of National Gluten-Free Day I want to introduce you to Anatomy of a PINEAPPLE, a blog dedicated solely to gluten-free cooking and created by a dear girlfriend of . . .
From Thanksgiving through New Years I indulged in a lot of everything. I've been feeling tired and sluggish -- a common effect of having too much sugar in my diet. I'm ready to reset back into a healthy eating lifestyle. Last year at this time I began following a whole food nutrition program called . . .
I'm ready for a holiday detox. My daughter baked up a storm of fresh scones, cinnamon rolls, cookies, and other baked treats from Thanksgiving to Christmas and I gave in to all of the temptation. I've been feeling tired and sluggish -- I know it's time to hit the reset button and detox. I'm here for . . .