Monthly Archives: February 2015

Uninspired to cook dinner…but dessert? That’s another story…

It doesn’t happen very often, but tonight I had the food blahs.  Late afternoon rolled around and I was trying to decide what to do for dinner.  I wasn’t hungry yet, and nothing sounded good to eat.  Nothing.  That’s rare.  … Continue reading

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Skiing again

Action shot from Hubby’s helmet cam. Since I was really productive my first week back at work, I decided to take the afternoon off so Hubby and I could hit the ski slopes.  This was my first time skiing since about … Continue reading

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Back to Work with Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Monday was my first day back to work in 6 weeks. I have to admit 2 things: 1) the 6 weeks of recovery really went by pretty quickly (and I am so very, very thankful that my recovery was so … Continue reading

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All Systems GO!

I did it!  I made it to my 6 week post op check up today and my doctor gave me the green light to resume all normal activities.  Although at times this date has seemed light years away, the 6 … Continue reading

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The Densest Cakelike Brownie You’ll Ever Meet

Last night I made brownies for Valentine’s desert to go with our take-and-bake pizza.  I do not have a go-to brownie recipe, so I browsed my recipes to see what I could find.  I found a recipe for a “fudge … Continue reading

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Fruit Nut Truffles

I’m not one to make a big fuss over Valentine’s Day, but this year I decided to do a few little things just to make the day a little more special.  Last night I made these fruit nut truffles, this … Continue reading

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Veggie Frittata

Last night I spent 3 hours in the kitchen preparing dinner.  I made oven “fried” chicken with roasted potatoes and roasted green beans.  Earlier in the week I had made chicken fajitas and had used only the chicken breast, and … Continue reading

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Hiking, Garden Dreaming, and In the Kitchen

Does this look like February in the Rocky Mountains??  If it weren’t for all the dead, brown grass, you might think it was June.  Sheesh.  I’m trying not to freak out about the weather–it has been in the 50s and … Continue reading

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Cheesy Garlic Bread

Super Bowl Sunday is all about the snacks for Hubby.  I never make the same thing every year, mainly because I can never remember what I make from year to year.  This year, though, I decided to make a cheesy … Continue reading

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Creamy Winter Squash Soup

I had 2 Acorn squash left in storage in the basement that needed to be used this past weekend.  Not really having any definitely plans in mind, I brought them up to the kitchen, cut them in half, drizzled with … Continue reading

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