Well, it’s official. I am afraid, I am nervous, I am scared about the fact that the GOP in Washington DC is fast tracking repealing the Affordable Care Act, ACA, Obamacare. Take your pick of term, but for me, it means so much more. Twenty-two years ago I when I was diagnosed with breast cancer,... Continue Reading →
What Did October Mean to You?
Every year in October we are inundated by the Pink. Let me ask you this: is Pink still relevant? I went to one of my favorite re-use stores in Boise’s Collister Center a few weeks ago, and Naomi made a casual remark that has struck me ever since. She said, “I think by now we... Continue Reading →
What Have You Been Up To?
I have no idea for the reason to be absent on my blog so much. Once a month is irresponsible. So, when the question was posted to me, "what have you been up to?" that gave me an idea. Earlier this year, I made a promise to myself to not answer that question with an... Continue Reading →
Scones with Fresh Summer Berries
Summertime this year in the Northwest has produced an incredible amount of berries to pick to my heart's content. But what to do with them became a question in my head and even entered my dream state. So many berries, how do I use them all in something different and delicious?? There is only so... Continue Reading →
July Checklist for Your Home
Summer is finally here in Boise, Idaho with the temperatures rising, events filling our calendars and barbecue invites every weekend. Just FYI, I prefer pool invites in the late afternoon for happy hour.
Lemon-Almond Cake with Greek Yogurt
I know, I should post more often. This is not a business blog or a recipe blog. It's just a me sharing blog. So, today, I am sharing a healthy cake that I devised from about three or four different other recipes. Part of the quest was to find a way to make the cake... Continue Reading →
It’s Spring and You Know What That Means
Spring is right around the corner....and that means it is time for Home Maintenance To-Do List! – or, the annual 10 Home Maintenance Tips for Spring post Our checklist is from several sources that we put together to help you focus on the most important areas that require attention. Check each item this Spring and... Continue Reading →
Citrus & Fruit Scones
The holidays have brought out my craving for something sweet and yet something new.... Scones, perhaps? My dilemma was that I don't drink milk. No milk or cream in the house. Hmmmm. However, I do have plain, non-fat organic yogurt. It not only worked but I betcha it cut the fat calories as well! Ingredients... Continue Reading →
10 Feel Better Things to Do on a Sick Day at Home
I sure could have used this information yesterday! I took my first winter spill, and I have to admit it was INDOORS. Yes, you read that correctly. There was something super slick on the kitchen vinyl at the office. I walked in the room for much needed coffee and ended up on the floor underneath... Continue Reading →
Capitol City Chili
Chili Cook Off at Keller Williams Realty Boise last week. I did not win. However, I can say that I had no chili left. Hmmm. How on earth can real pork shoulder compare to ground beef!!! And beans! No beans for goodness sakes!..... Oh well. Here is the recipe that many asked for. You all... Continue Reading →