It seems only fitting that I am blogging today from NC, seeing that the Vikings played the Panthers yesterday and got their butts handed to them on a silver platter! Luckily I did not wear my Panthers or my Vikings football jersey yesterday! And yes I actually have both teams jerseys, in fact I have jerseys with each of the teams in the NFL, so I root for whomever is winning that day! It drives my family nuts. LOL I am… Read more »

It rained all night and into today. I love, love when it rains at night. It is one of my fondest memories of growing up in Trinidad and having a tin roof on our house rather than shingles. There is no better feeling than hearing the rain falling on the roof , at night, getting goose bumps. Of course with all good things there is always a downside, as if that rain continued to fall throughout the night and into… Read more »

After having to fast (no meat) for the last 2 weeks. I can tell you I have certainly missed my meaty protein! Not only did I miss eating my meat, but my body sure did feel its absence. While at the gym I noticed how tired and sluggish I was feeling. The first thing my trainer asked me is are you getting enough protein in your body? Today was the first day that I was able to dive right back in… Read more »

The beginnig of another week…a week closer to Trinidad, closer to Thanksgiving, a week closer to Christmas. Our cricket season is finally at an end. Last weekend was the country tournament and my brother asked me to whip up a rice dish for him for the game. At first I had grand plans to cook this extravagant meal, that of course slowly dwindled as the day went by. It started with breakfast at a local restaurant, that my niece loves…. Read more »

I am happy to say that I am back in the swing of things. I am back in the gym…and I kicked butt today with my trainer if I do say so myself. I will be in pain tomorrow I am sure…but pain is just weakness leaving the body…or so my tariner says! Ha, of course he is not the one who will be struggling up those stairs tomorrow though. I have been busy mastering, creating, testing a few recipes… Read more »