Real Life, Recipes

Purify This!

Have you ever had one of those sets of days that just stuck it to you? We’ve been healthy this year.  I am so very thankful.  Last year we were plagued with multiple strains of the flu as well as strep and bronchitis that probably morphed into pneumonia (are you supposed to make gurgling and… Read More Purify This!

Real Life

She Loves Lucy

ACE toddles towards the massive mastiff/Rhodie, arms outstretched. Lucy sits motionless as little arms wrap around her neck plump hands pat pat her back. Lucy lays on her side on the cool kitchen floor. ACE leans over and plants her forehead on Lucy’s side babbling affectionately. ACE waves from her high chair and drops morsels… Read More She Loves Lucy

Real Life, Thoughts

Death Sucks

A throwback blog post! How does the saying go?  Ah, yes, two things you can always be certain of — death and taxes. We, in the United States, all face the latter on a daily basis.  We, in our household, faced the former last week.  My Mima went “home.”  It wasn’t a long, drawn out process…in… Read More Death Sucks

Recipes

Homemade Strawberry Syrup

A throwback blog post! It’s strawberry season! I’m always looking for something new and yummy to do with the huge amount of strawberries in my fridge.  I love that Aldi has their strawberries for 99 cents a pint!  So…each time I go in, I buy about a gallon’s worth of strawberries.  My fridge is bursting… Read More Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Recipes

Kefir – Wonder Food

A throwback blog post! It’s true.  Kefir is a wonder food. “I wonder what kefir is!” “I wonder why in the heck someone would actually drink that!” “I wonder what good it will do my body today!” When I first heard about kefir, I was adamantly opposed to it.  My understanding was that it was… Read More Kefir – Wonder Food