March 19th, 2013
Growing up I always looked forward to having corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day.
It was one of those staple meals I could count on my grandmother to make. I think I only really started to appreciate it (and miss it) as I got older. It’s
Continue Reading… A St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
January 22nd, 2013
Before we get to the run, on Friday…
I went to the Ohio Blogging Association January meet up at Noodlecat, a Japanese restaurant in downtown Cleveland. I had a large order of steam buns (which are basically miniature burgers/sandwiches) as the karaoke began. Yeah. Karaoke
Continue Reading… The Best Run I’ve Had in Months
December 24th, 2012
Final preparations are in place. Baking is done!
Original Chex Party Mix
Butter Ball Cookies
Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies w/Cream Cheese Frosting
Let me just say this was the first time I’ve ever truly made sugar cookies.
Continue Reading… Busy Kitchen Body
October 10th, 2012
I have officially discovered the largest can of pumpkin known to man…
Libby’s Pure Pumpkin — Nearly 7 pounds of it!
We scored this gem at Swiss Village Bulk Foods in Sugarcreek, Ohio last weekend during a trip to visit Ohio’s Amish Country.
Continue Reading… The Largest Can of Pumpkin You Can Buy
September 13th, 2012
Life has been hectic this week! I was hoping to post at least three times and include a fun giveaway, instead I’m barely catching up on the CSA weekly post.
I have some updates on cooking with our Fresh Fork CSA share first. Last week I was on
Continue Reading… Fresh Fork CSA Summer Share: Week 14
July 27th, 2012
Funny how things change.
As I sat down to write this post, it rang as being eerily familiar. So I did a quick Google search of my own blog (after blogging for a few years it becomes hard to remember old posts) and low and behold: this gem.
Continue Reading… Down to the Bare Bones (Part II)
February 17th, 2012
This week has been busy once again.
I’m both mentally and physically exhausted from work and in return it’s been challenging getting my workouts in. Both Monday and Tuesday I skipped them.
I was sort of back on track Wednesday. I set out to run 4 miles
Continue Reading… On the Menu: Comfort Foods
February 6th, 2012
I decided to list the rest of my Jane Fonda VHS workout tapes on eBay.
This comes after I listed and sold my four oldest tapes back in December. Sigh.
The sales are bittersweet for me because Jane Fonda workouts were one of
Continue Reading… Goodbye, Jane
January 16th, 2012
Perhaps in the fitness world this is understood, but at least to the general population — there seems to be a sentiment that yoga is always easy-going breathing exercises and slow movements. In short, that it’s not much of a physical workout or calorie burner. This could not be further
Continue Reading… Yoga is No Joke
January 11th, 2012
This week has been super busy already – but also very productive which is great!
And while I usually do focus a lot of my energy on this blog, I feel like I’ve been scrambling blog-wise this week. I got out of the idea of forcing any posts
Continue Reading… Not Enough Hours in a Day