Hunger in America

I struggle with this topic. This is America. One of the world’s richest nations. How can we possibly be dealing with hunger in America? And yet… we are. Did you know that 1 out of 5 kids in America are facing hunger every day? That’s nationwide. Let’s break it down even further. I live in […]

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That One Time That I Passed on the Fries…

zv7qrnb Fries. I. Love. Fries. I love them plain. I love them with ketchup. I love them with beer. I love them with soda. I love them with burgers. I love them alone. I. Love. Fries. In case you were wondering…. Denny’s has amazing fries. I took the kids to a Denny’s event last week […]

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Recipe: Roasted Green Tomatillo Salsa

Newsflash: I do indeed make recipes which do not involve a slow cooker.  This is one of them.  I love my green salsa recipe and you will too.  Or scroll down to the bottom for a red salsa recipe which doesn’t taste “dumbed down” but is so full of shortcuts it’s embarrassing. One nifty trick […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Gyro Bowls

Earlier this month I found something new and tasty-sounding try on BettyCrocker.com: Slow Cooker Chicken Gyro bowls.  Greek food (“Greek food”, as I assume Greek cooks would be offended if I thought this was true Greek food–it’s tasty, though) at home which doesn’t involve something complicated like buying lamb, or owning a vertical rotisserie attached […]

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Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, It’s Off to Summer Camp We Go!

What summer camp in Arizona would look like if we didn’t have fire restrictions.  Only YOU can prevent forest fires!   Last week I drove my oldest two hours north, up to summer camp in the cool mountains.  I reminisced during the drive–this is the same camp where I spent many of my childhood summers, […]

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And This is Why I Love Men With Accents…

Oh to be 17 again… If I could go back in time… I’d go back to when I was 17 years old. When I think back on my life… that was the time I felt the most free. The world was my oyster!  Much like now, I accepted adventure with open arms and I was […]

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