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Clean living in the frozen tundra

If you hadn’t heard, it’s cold. If you don’t live here, maybe you don’t realize that in Minnesota cold means -9℉ that feels like -29℉ due to the wicked windchill blowing across … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

So…we’re not dieting

Not that you thought we were.  But as we do every fall, as the temps drop outside, they warm up inside as I crank up the oven!  So last week … Continue reading

October 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Full bellies, warm hearts

After the most heavenly summer (started early and ended late), fall has arrived in Minnesota.  Because of the beautiful summer-like weather and the busyness of the back-to-school season, I feel like … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy birthday to my BFF

Today I celebrate the birthday of my BFF (my most excellent husband, and frequent subject of my posts!)  Since he’s not a cake fan like me and our girls, I … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Strawberry fields forever

If you haven’t noticed, it appears I’ve been struck with the desire to title my posts lately with song titles or lyrics. Not sure where that random urge came from, … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Make this: Sour Cream, Bacon and Cheddar Drop Biscuits

I love biscuits and scones and have tried so many recipes, but this one that I tried most recently was a-mazing.  Found it Christmas morning Googling around for a new … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Recipes fresh from the orchard

Fall in Minnesota means it’s time for a trip to the apple orchard! There’s one not far from us, Minnetonka Orchards, that our girls love because of the corn maze, giant hay … Continue reading

October 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Our staycation continues

Well, we’re not on vacation, actually. We haven’t taken time off from work in a while since our cruise back in February – seems like eons ago now! But as … Continue reading

May 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tonight’s dinner courtesy of Mario Batali

Got this in my email inbox by way of the GOOP newsletter… by way of Mario Batali’s iPhone/iPad app, “Mario Batali Cooks”. Since I’m a HTC EVO Shift user (I … Continue reading

March 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sunday dinner recipe: garlicky chicken

Just tried a new and simple chicken recipe from In the Kitchen with a Good Appetite a cookbook written by Melissa Clark. You might recall, the first recipe I tried … Continue reading

March 20, 2011 · 1 Comment