Gobble, gobble, gobble! Ready for turkey day and the official kick off to the holiday season? Oh boy, here we go... This is a fun long weekend for our family filled with special traditions. First, we spend Thanksgiving in CT with the hub's family. It's a really big...read more
Happy Monday! Well, I hope it's a happy Monday. I know many don't care for Mondays, but it's always an opportunity to start fresh, right? I don't mind Mondays because I get refocused on dialing in those healthy eating habits that may be been a little loose over the...read more
Happy Monday! Any grown up Halloween festivities over the weekend? The hub and I attended an annual Halloween bash Saturday eve. There was a DJ and I always enjoy a dance party. 😉 I'm ready for the treats and sweets to go away now though. My 15yo had a little...read more
What a beautiful weekend! I wish every weekend could be like that and we could avoid the transition into colder weather. Alas, apparently winter is the price we pay for the other wonderful three seasons here in New England. This week I have four meals to share. Early...read more
Recently I've been enjoying using cauliflower rice as a replacement for rice. A few weeks ago I swapped it out for rice in a stuffed pepper recipe and I also created a recipe for Spicy Sausage & "Cauli" Rice. I like using cauliflower rice because it dramatically...read more
Last weekend we enjoyed one of my favorite weekends of the year up in VT. It's a weekend full of family traditions. The 27th annual Chili Cook-Off was the kick off and a must do event! I love it! This year we sampled 19 types of chili. A woman commented to me the day...read more
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