Monthly Archives: January 2014


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Cuban Black Beans

I make a lot of bean meals for dinner around here because I haven’t eaten meat in 8 months and I’m on strict budget. I always add 1 bean meal to every meal plan…sometimes 2 or more, though. Cheap, easy, and super tasty! What’s not to love? Seriously. I’ve wanted […]


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Avocado Grilled Cheese

I love comfort food, and grilled cheese makes good comfort food. Avocado grilled cheese? Even better! Yesterday I made a loaf of Irish Oatmeal Soda Bread specifically for this meal. To.die.for I tell you. Just look at that cheese oozing out. Goodness overload! The soda bread was absolutely perfect for […]


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The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult is truly a stellar writer. I’ve read several of her books, but The Storyteller is the best yet. Her writing draws me in and keeps me hanging on, which is probably why I was able to read 100 pages in 1 day. This novel is phenomenal I tell […]


Sometimes Life Happens

Life gets busy sometimes. It’s been hectic, crazy, and downright exhausting. This describes my new year so far—well, as far as work goes. I have been staying an hour or two late most days plus returning for a few hours in the evening for a meeting. This week coming…even busier. […]