Easy Olive and Yogurt Dip

Easy Olive and Yogurt Dip

One of my cooking goals for last year was to up my charcuterie board game, particularly in regards to vegetable – based ones.  Everyone eats more vegetables when they are arranged beautifully and I love to put them out at parties as an appetizer.  One of my...
No – Bake Sugar Cookie Christmas Tree

No – Bake Sugar Cookie Christmas Tree

Ok, the title of this post is somewhat misleading.  Someone is doing the baking – it’s just not you. After my kids’ school Math Night, we had 4 dozen extra star-shaped cookies.  Being that it’s the holidays, I couldn’t give them away and...
Gingerbread Granola

Gingerbread Granola

  Yesterday, for an after school treat, I made my kids Gingerbread, which was delicious.  It left me wanting even more sweets, which is problematic since well, all the sweet everything since Halloween.   So, this morning I made a batch of  Gingerbread Granola. ...
How to Fit Adventure into Your Super Busy Life

How to Fit Adventure into Your Super Busy Life

I’m climbing Mt. Shasta today, which is so exciting!  I have always loved the transformative power of adventure, so every year I set a goal of completing a different physical challenge. Last year, it was completing a road Ragnar and a trail Ragnar.  The year before...
Summer Uniform

Summer Uniform

Maybe it’s because I went to private school growing up, but I always feel that I look my best when I have a daily uniform.  It makes it easier to look put together, faster and as in The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, having less decisions brings me joy.  As...
Summer Chili on the Grill

Summer Chili on the Grill

I love summer!  It’s my favorite time of year – the produce is amazing, my kids are home, and I smell sunscreen and saltwater every time I hug them.  I even love the pile of wet towels that I am constantly washing and the sand that is always in the couch....