Melody

Hi! My name is Mel and I a really have been wanting to start a blog for a long time.  I know I visit blogs for ideas, encouragement and a good laugh, now I want to join the community and hope that I can provide the same for others. 

 

Hitting the Wall

I've been MIA for a while, since Sept 2 EEEK!!  I have been having issues figuring out what to blog about.  I have hit a wall, I have lots of ideas but not sure where to start. ...more

Chicken Enchilada Lasagna...From pintrest of course

Todays recipe is not healthy, but dang good!!  I love love love Mexican food, it's my weakness.  I found this recipe for Chicken Enchilada Lasagna on Pintrest and thought it sounded easy enough so I threw it together and wow, was it good! ...more

Pea Soup....Just give it a whirl!!

I had to post about the soup I made on Sunday.  I love split pea soup, homemade, must be homemade.  I was in Buellton, CA with my cousin and passed by Anderson's Pea Soup restaurant, they have famous pea soup.  Well, I didn't get to try this soup, so once I got home I tried making my own.  The first batch I made was good, but I think the batch I made on Sunday was the best so far.  I googled around and found this recipe from Ina Garten on the Food Ne...more

The Green Smoothie?!

Today I am going to tell you about my first green smoothie experience.  I have been intersted in the green smoothie thing and finally decided to buy the stuff to make my own.  Off to the store I went, once I was done I had unsweetened vanilla almond milk, fat free greek yogurt, apples, blueberries, apples, bananas, strawberries, kale, spinach and plums. I stuffed my blender full of kale, 1/2c greek yogurt, banana, 1c almond milk, blueberries and strawberries.  Once it was mixed I added a bit of splenda and ta-da!!! It was delicious....more

Just tell yourself no once in awhile

Today has been a weird day, don't really want to go into detail, but it was just one of those days.  However, in light of it being weird I made some positive decisions and feel good about them. ...more

My first time....blogging.

Let me first start with telling you a bit about me.  I recently (May 2013) lost my job, I worked there 10 years and with the sequestration I was laid off.  The only thing to do was pick myself up and figure out what was next.  Believe me, I panicked, calmed myself down, panicked again and continued the cycle until I got some things nailed down....more