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My two babies

My two babies

  Bailey and Bo are my precious kids.  They came into our lives just before Christmas last year and I call them my “Never” kids.  I had said no more doggies.  I had said no more pure breeds.  I had said no more puppies.  I […]

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Happy New Year everyone!

Happy New Year everyone!

Okay, I say that as if I actually have readers. I doubt that I do, but it could have something to do with the fact that I hardly ever post anything here and I’m not much on publicizing it when I do. Well, that brings […]

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Could it really be a good sign?

Could it really be a good sign?

I really like movies, sometimes more than books. Don’t get me wrong. I love books, but sometimes I need to be able to multi-task and keep myself entertained while I am cooking or washing dishes or whatever. I have a fairly large library of movies, […]

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Saw the new Star Trek movie today

Saw the new Star Trek movie today

I went out of my way not to read anything about the movie before I saw it so if you haven’t seen the movie, and you want to be surprised, then stop reading now. Okay, I’m going to try not to give much away just […]

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October 2012 Photowalk

October 2012 Photowalk

It had been over a year since I had picked up a DSLR camera, and in one weekend last October, I took almost 2000 photos. I shot a wedding on Friday and then participated in Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk on Saturday morning. Our group met […]

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Organic Grapes – so worth it!

Organic Grapes – so worth it!

I hadn’t eaten grapes for several months because they seemed to cause a stuffy nose. It wasn’t all that surprising because I’m allergic to melon, which makes me sad. I absolutely love cantaloupe but I don’t love rashes, so, there you go. Maybe I will […]

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Black bean quinoa chili

Black bean quinoa chili

1 Tbsp olive oil 1 large red onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic or 1 tsp garlic powder 2 tbsp cumin 1 tbsp oregano 1 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tbsp parsley 2 tsp chipotle chili powder 3 cans of black beans, cooked in […]

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Gratitude:Welcome back Robin! & Fresh Fruit in Season

Gratitude:Welcome back Robin! & Fresh Fruit in Season

Kind of wanted to send a back handed thank you to NBC for kicking Ann to the curb. I have not watched The Today Show since then, nor will I ever again. I have been there rooting for Robin every step of the way and […]

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Hummus

Hummus

A simple recipe for Hummus 1-15 oz can Garbanzo beans,drained and rinsed (I use Meijer Organics brand) 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tbsp lime or lemon juice 2 cloves of garlic (I actually use 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp ground cumin Paprika, […]

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Fresh Salsa

Fresh Salsa

; Here’s my recipe for Fresh Salsa: 4-6 tomatoes, chopped 4-6 sprigs of fresh cilantro, leaves chopped and stems discarded 6-10 cloves of garlic, diced, or the equivalent garlic powder 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced Salt and pepper to taste 1 medium-to-large red […]

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