Did you notice the title of this blog post excluded the word "recipes"? Well, that's because we are headed into February school vacation week and I'm not going to be doing much cooking. YIPPEE! BUT I do have a surprise for you! We were invited to a friend's house for...read more
I'm super excited for the weekend! The husband and I have a rare opportunity to head to VT without the girls. Initially this was a really easy thing for us to potentially pull off. Unexpectedly family friends offered to bring the girls to NH with them to go skiing....read more
We aren't headed North this weekend. In some ways that's a good thing and other ways not. PROS: I typically eat better, drink less, etc. when home than when in VT. We have the opportunity to get together locally with friends. It also keeps the girls happy when they...read more
Nothing beats coming home to a house filled with the great smell of an already prepared dinner. I love the slow cooker! Granted I've made a few recipes over the years in the slow cooker that weren't a hit. In 2013 I actually did a "Crock Pot Project" where I tried 1-2...read more
Just finishing up a fun weekend in VT. The skiing was great yesterday. As usual conditions exceeded my expectations given there hasn't been a lot of snow and the temps have been all over the place. Gotta love that Okemo Mountain operations crew! After taking Saturday...read more
Another great new recipe for y'all. That's two this week! I have seen a few different versions of fried rice using cauliflower rather than rice that looked appealing and thought it was time to give it a go myself. Learning that I could purchase frozen riced...read more
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