Archives for September 2015

Jonesing for a Birthday Gift

I love gift giving.  I’ve spent countless hours out on little quests to find the perfect present to make a person feel loved and special.  I’ve been known to blow over my budget or visit ten different stores just to find something that will guarantee a birthday smile.  What do you do though when you Continue Reading…

Chocolate Almond Sweet Buns

Guys, I need you to promise me something.  The next time anyone makes you sweet buns, cinnamon rolls, morning buns, or the like, I want you to realize that standing there giving a little smile and saying “thank you” is NOT EVEN enough!  I want you to take that person in your arms, hug them, Continue Reading…

Spicy Falafel Butter Lettuce Tacos

I recently participated in the Better Butter Lettuce Contest by Hollandia Produce, and I am trilled that my recipe took third place in the main dish category.  I’ve been using Live Gourmet, Hollandia’s living fresh butter lettuce for years in my dishes because it makes a handy and pretty, no-carb, no-fat, crunchy wrap for all Continue Reading…

Goodbye Summer, Hello Soup!

I set out to have a great summer with my little family.  One full of memories, all spun on a tight budget and woven in between busy work schedules and summer camps.  I have to say, think we did a really great job of relishing plenty of sun-soaked mornings and balmy late nights this season.   Continue Reading…