Birthday Butter Tarts

Birthday Butter Tarts

I love my birthday! I even started a silly tradition back in high school where I would start counting down on September 1st. I’m sure over the years this has annoyed many people. Although there have been a few people who cheered me on and appreciated my child like approach to my special day… I…

Roasted Corn-7

Grilled Corn Slathered in Chili Lime Butter

I love to be scared! Like “heart pounding out of your chest, you feel like your going to puke, omg my legs won’t move” kind of scared. When I was younger.. or maybe even last week…. I would watch one of those heart ponding type thrillers, you know the ones…. they always leave you worried…

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Peach and Basil Quesadillas

Holy September, Batman! Seriously, WTF happened to summer? I am usually a diehard autumn fan, but this year, it’s been all about the summa. From the food (oh the yummy summer fruits and veggies) to the fitness (currently drinking the crossfit kool-aid), to downing countless bottles of great wine, with good friends (or is it…

Plum Cake-6

Plum Cake

I made us cake!   Not just any cake, THIS plum cake.   If you haven’t heard of this cake, you are living under a rock… which is probably located beside my rock. I tend to be a little slow with the trends. I mean I just got into skinny jeans, and I’m sure they are out…

beet arugala goat cheese salad-5

Arugula, Goat Cheese and Beet Salad

Social media owns my soul! Seriously people what other outlet in your life takes up what feels like YOUR WHOLE DAY. Have you ever left your cell phone at home while you ran to the grocery store… DON’T DO IT… pure torture. I felt so disconnected. I’m like that child who refuses to go pee…

orzo summer salad-9

Summer Orzo Salad

So it’s happened, I am no longer kool (that k is supposed to be there, keep reading). It really started a few years ago on a camping trip, when my then 11 year old step daughter pointed to a group of people and refered to them as “The Adults”, and I was standing in that…

Monthly Things : July Edition

July; Monthly Things I am truly enjoying the summer!  You can tell because I have been behind a couple of time with the blog, I even missed an entire week!  I totally made it up to you by making you popsicles… which you actually had to make yourself… ya I’m a jerk! July was full…