Paleo in a Pinch

Well, Hello There

Happy Day!! Up and at ‘em early. Rode my bike to and from the pool, swimming a mile in between. It dawned on me, it’s been weeks since I’ve posted […]


It’s no secret our household is crazy {like, really crazy} about the Portland Trailblazers. In fact, we’ve only missed one game this season. We were staying in Government Camp and apparently […]


I once was a child who sat in the dining room, looking at my mom through tear filled eyes, proclaiming, “I don’t want to eat the stuffed pepper! It’s gross!!” I’ve […]

Scalloped Sweet Potato ‘n Apple

With spring well under way and summer begging to come a bit early, it’s time to add a touch of sweet to our savory. Yes? Yes, ma’am. Please and thank you. We […]

Learning To Breathe with a side of Loaded Mashed Faux-Tatoes

Well, hello there!! It’s been awhile, hasn’t it?! You may remember a few months ago I struggled with some health issues. I was taken out by Vertigo and spent nearly […]

Garlic & Artichoke Chicken Sausage with Mediterranean Vegetable Medley

We’ve entered a new phase in our household. It’s called: Sports. Every. Night. Over the years, our girls have taken a similar liking to dance and spend most of their evenings […]

Tuscan Soup On The Plantation

It was such a treat discovering this recipe with Matt and Jen Schwab, owners of Inspiration Plantation in Ridgefield, Washington. As late summer turned to fall, a festival was planned to […]

Baked Salmon with Blueberry-Balsamic Reduction and String Beans sautéed with Onion, Raisins and Bacon Fat

Alrighty, folks. School is back in session!! Everybody having a good time?! Yah,…… I tell you what. Times like these, call for quick and easy meals. No need to be in […]


I’ve come to realize, life has a way of racing by. Each new season comes just as quickly as it goes. My oldest daughter is entering High School and my […]

Order Up!!

Easily my new favorite breakfast. Veggie Sauté over lightly fried Eggs. I’ll soon be demoing the ‘how-to’s’ at Inspiration Plantations Fall Festival. More details to come!! But first, here’s a […]

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