Rainy Day Squash Boats

I’m all for rain, but what’s with the threatening skies every time I have a day off!? Not being able to hang laundry outside really throws a wrench into the rest of my week.  Rrrrr…. Oh well. It’s good for the garden, right? Besides, a rainy day is the perfect time to take care of… [read more]

Father’s Day: Vegan Trail Mix Cookies

For Father’s Day, I decided to give my husband the gift of eternal life! …in the form of these super nutrient-rich cookies! (He’s not vegan, but I lucked out with a guy who is really into the idea of a plant-based diet as long as it includes hamburgers, too.) I thought I’d share my recipe,… [read more]

Bloobs!

I knew it was about to happen a few days ago when my husband came walking into the house, said,”Open up!” and popped a sweet little blueberry into my mouth. The first blueberries of the season are ready! When I say I like blueberries, I mean I REALLY ADORE blueberries. Last year at this time,… [read more]

Writer’s Block of Chocolate

Today, I don’t feel so much like writing. I think I wrote too much at work and used up all my words. Instead, I feel like eating chocolate. And that shouldn’t be a problem because I just replenished my stash. I love chocolate….and it loves me, too. Know how I know? There’s a love poem… [read more]

Banana Soft-Serve Sundae Bar!

Yesterday was a SCORCHER! The high temps and humidity caused my dessert to wilt. But I thoroughly enjoyed it anyway. My brother and his girlfriend are in town from Ohio. He’s finishing up his doctoral dissertation at Ohio State (O! H!) and has quite the budding music career, so we don’t get to see them… [read more]