Did everyone see that cute video of the Raccoon climbing a skyscraper? He climbed to the top of a building, took a nap and then climbed some more to the roof, where he was finally caught unharmed and safe. Unlike that raccoon who seemed to have a lot of zeal and energy, there are some days when I get home from work that I do want a good, home cooked, healthy meal. Not asking for too much right? However, I… Read more »

It has been a long week! Every time I am on call for work, I swear the week takes twice as long! And of course it would not be a good on call unless I get paged a few times at 3 am in the morning. A while back I went to a family reunion with Mr. Pouty Pants and one of his sisters brought this amazing Cream cheese grape dessert. Of course I had to have it and put… Read more »

Last weekend I took a trip out of town with the family to the North Shore. It was cold! I don’t know how people live there year round if in the Summer its cold, imagine what their winter is like. Granted it was in the 60’s and Sunny, but still that is just too cold for summer. How on earth do you get a natural tan? It is a beautiful little town though. We got to hit about 5 breweries…. Read more »

As Memorial weekend approaches we are busy trying to get our Grilling menu together for the holiday weekend and hope that it does not rain, like it has been here in MN for the last few days. Now who does not love a good rice dish? A rice dish is so important for dinners or hosting an event. Have you even been to an authentic Mexican restaurant and had their Mexican Rice? The flavor is so simple and delicious with… Read more »

Another holiday gone by…we are already counting down the days to winter. LOL Just think the next holiday is 4th of July and before you know it, we will be pulling out the winter jackets again! But before we start with the winter cries…how was your memorial weekend? I spent mine on beautiful Lake Carlos. It did rain and we saw no sun for 2 days, but it was great nonetheless to just be away from home. On top of… Read more »