Gap-a-licious Bargain

Recently, my daughter went to a middle school youth conference in Cincinnati. My parents grew up in Cincinnati. I used to spend summers there. Aside from my own kitchen, it’s my happy place… to eat… And to shop. Yes, there are so many other fabulous places to shop: NYC, Atlanta, Boston, San Francisco, and the…

Awww…. Nuts! (And a little salad too)

I like to eat healthy. But I also like to not eat healthy. I find that instead of munching away on carrot sticks or Snickers bars and whatnot, nuts help to keep hunger at bay. Despite their high fat content, they’re packed with protein and fiber, both of which give you that full feeling.  I…

Unexpected Gifts

Because of weather, we left for the marathon a day earlier than I had planned. And because of that,  we received an unexpected gift. Something you kind of begin to take for granted, living in Central Florida, is knowing an assortment of people who work at the major theme parks.  One of the perks of…

Snow!

Just east of the Cumberland Plateau, we see snow five or six times a year. But, it’s not really SNOW. It’s flurries and flakes, and 30 minutes worth of fun. What snow we normally see only lasts for about as long as it takes to suit up, put on some mittens, and drag the sleds…

Mei Mei

I have a very sick kitty. She really is a cat, but she’s such a little thing, and while no longer a kitten, she’s so small that cat is just too big of a word for her. So, she’s my kitty. Her “given” name is Daisy. At least, that’s the name my daughter gave her…