Disneyland may be its own world, but it's at the center of the Anaheim Resort District, a swirling galaxy of hotels, restaurants, and shops. Which means that, even outside of the park's hedge-ringed atmosphere, you'll find a multitude of places ...more
Let's talk about "quick and easy," two of my favorite words to find in a recipe title! I'm a strong believer that simple, convenient meals can also be flavorful and delicious.
If you're trying to have a Meatless Monday dinner every week, ...more
There are a lot of claims out there about how wonderful being a vegan is. It'll make the whites of your eyes brighter (raw vegans have even reported their eyes changing color). You'll have more energy. You'll be overflowing with nutrients and less ...more
On our way home from a trip, Aldo and I stopped at Bob's Diner in Manchester, Vermont, for breakfast. I had a bacon-sausage-home fries breakfast skillet with two eggs on top, and it was THE. MOST. DELICIOUS. BREAKFAST. EVER. They served it in a ...more
According to Google, 1 medium-sized orange contains 70 milligrams of Vitamin C; a banana has about 10 milligrams; 1 cup of mango has approximately 60; and (surprisingly) a few handfuls of kale contain roughly 160 milligrams! If you're keeping up, ...more
Recently, I tried a food/recipe delivery service called Hello Fresh. You pay a fee to have three recipes' worth of food delivered straight to your house. We love it because the recipes are easy to follow, they give me something different to add to my dinner rotation, and it's a fun way to try something new without the commitment of wandering through the grocery store looking for ingredients I've never used before....more
It's April and that means spring and summer are right around the corner! Time to check in with yourself and really look at how those resolutions are coming along.
Be honest: are you on your way to a healthier month, year, and life? I hope so! In an effort to help keep you on track and make this year THE year you develop those healthy habits once and for all, here are some of my favorite ways to swap in healthier choices in your everyday life.
Fun Fact: A Disney princess cake doesn't always have to have the princess on it! You could just use her color scheme and accessories, like Snow White's apples here: (Found here. Anyone know the baker?) And look how elegant, with that intricate lace work! ...more
Chocolate Lasagna is a dish I first ate when I lived in Canada, to be exact it was the year I spent in Winnipeg, spreading my wings and having the time of my life sharing an apartment with my best friend and spending time with my second family. I remember this dessert so well, I......more
Barbecue season is finally upon, or is it? To be honest, the weather is still a touch chilly, but I think it’s time to get ready to fire up those barbecues.In my case it means I should clean the barbecue. Because last autumn I didn’t clean it before putting it away ....more
BLT pasta salad is my answer to the fact that April is National BLT Month. Yep, you read that right…there’s a whole month dedicated to BLTs. It’s funny, there’s a day or a week or a month dedicated to just about every food that you could possibly think of, some of them very specific ....more
Welcome to my new revamped site!What do you think? The perfect way to get started then would be to make something fresh and vibrant.Our folks at Sunday Supper gave me the perfect opportunity in the... This is just a summary of my post.Click on the link for the full article! ...more
I’ve been in a very strange spring cleaning mode. Suddenly I want to go through the whole house and rid myself of just about seventeen years’ worth of clutter. I’ve gone through phases like this before, but I’ve never really made much progress ....more
Our bloggers tried out Panasonic's HomeTeam App. An online service that connects loved ones across generations and distance. Read more and see how they shared activities and built lasting memories. PLUS get a chance to win a $100. Read more