Category Archives: holidays

For this I am thankful: Stinker can still trail run with me

Stinker is now 12 1/2 years old, has 2 bionic knees, arthritis in her front leg, a mass on her liver (that is not cancerous, thank goodness) but she can still kick my butt running on the trails.  Good for … Continue reading

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Tropical banana cinnamon rolls

I’ve been away from the blogging world for a while.  Life has been a little crazy lately.  I went part-time in October, starting working part-time at my gym in November, put in a ton of hours in November working (not … 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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Ending the year right with Garlic Scape Pesto & Potato Pizza

Happy New year, everyone!  Hubby and I don’t do much for New Year’s Eve…maybe watch a movie or go for a moonlight hike (our plans for tonight).  But I usually try to have a nice meal for dinner, since it’s … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas tree quest reward: peanut butter cookies!

Hubby’s favorite cookies are peanut butter cookies.  I don’t make them nearly often enough, but on the way home from getting our Christmas tree yesterday afternoon I told him I was going to make them.  I thought he was going … Continue reading

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Polish Haluski–for the cabbage and potato lovers

I have had 2 small heads of cabbage sitting in my fridge for weeks, just waiting for me to do something with them.  I’ve had a craving for haluski lately, which is a Polish dish of skillet fried cabbage and … Continue reading

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I am thankful for many things

We Three Amigos had a wonderful Thanksgiving day yesterday.  We got up early and went for a hike first thing–Hubby even postponed his coffee until after the hike.  Miracles do happen!  We got 6 inches of snow the day before, … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange Bread

‘Tis the season for cranberries and this bread is perhaps my all-time favorite holiday season bread.  It is easy to make (the biggest is pain is zesting the orange) and it is worth waiting an hour for it to cook.  … Continue reading

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