Monthly Archives: May 2014


Lemon Pasta with Parmesan 1

I love lemon. I love pasta. I love Parmesan. Combine these 3 lovely ingredients and the outcome is this stunning Lemon Pasta with Parmesan. This dish is gorgeous and elegant! It’s also zingy with a hint of heat. We just can’t get enough of this dish! We buy a huge […]


Meat-Free for 1 Year! 2

Today marks 1 WHOLE year since Steve and I stopped eating meat, and I’m super proud of us. In April 2012, I read the book Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer, and his book is the reason I began paying attention to my meat consumption. I’d love to read it […]


Money Monday: Dave Ramsey’s Seven Baby Steps

Let me start by saying Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all troops—past and present—and to those who have sacrificed their lives for our country. If you’re new to my blog, you can click on the links below to read the previous posts in my Money Monday series. New Series: […]


Apple-Mango Fruit Topping for Pancakes 1

Steve and I eat more pancakes than we should. Don’t judge. They are just soooo delicious. They aren’t healthy by any stretch of the imagination, but I can at least pretend they are by topping them with fruit. Fruit is nutritious—can’t deny that. The butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon just […]


Virtual Coffee Date #3 1

I woke up bright and early this morning and headed to the metro to drop Steve off, and then instead of going straight to work as I normally would, I got to come home and enjoy a really peaceful morning. I prepared a hot cup of coffee and sat in […]


A Calming Spring Walk

Steve and I just got back from a walk around our community, and it’s an absolutely gorgeous spring day. I love days like this—around 70 degrees with a bit of a breeze. Wish it were like this year-round. Being out and about reminded me of the walk we took last […]