BRUNCH AKA ACCEPTABLE DAY DRINKING……

brunch brən(t)SH/ noun: a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch.   Happy Sunday – Happy Brunch! AKA acceptable “A.M. DAY DRINKING” for some with out really alarming folks. My oldest son Joe is almost 26 living in Richmond, VA doing the “millennial thing”  good job (his own corner office now to – just saying) live in girlfriend, 2 dogs, on a pool league and  Brunch is it baby!  They go out almost every…

Update On #30dayChallenge

Brrrrrrrr Come On Spring – We had a taste of it last week and I LIKE IT!     Update on my #30dayworkoutchallenge!  Going well almost at the halfway mark!  Basically just entails me doing something physical for 30 minutes for 30 days straight.   This time around however I have my +iPhone Watch and have to do min. 10,000 steps a day.  That’s five miles people……..       It has been really hard some days –…

Making Small But Subtle Healthy Changes

Good Monday Morning All; It was a glorious weekend here on the East Cost, aka the “DMV” (DC, MD, VA not dept of motor vehicles for my outta town peeps).  What a better time to start making small changes to improve my health and heart.   Just after bike ride – feeling good ya’ll Cut back on sugar (whaaaat! But I LOVE Sugar)  Like not having candy or chocolate anytime I want – this has…

Our SUPER BOWL Shindig

Getting Ready For GAME DAY Folks! To be honest not too much into the game but into the food all the way.  Mike and I are having a few people over very casual. However I am running into a dilemma – we’ve been eating pretty “CLEAN” +Clean Program lately so I don’t wanna completely go “off the wagon” but that seems to go hand in hand with super bowl fare right?.  So I am gonna serve…

Things I Had To Share This Week

Hey There – These are things I came across LOVE …. and had to share with you all! NMBeauty Best Sellers MAD Crazy In Love w/ The Kitchy Kitchen- You Had Me At Carmel Found @carlycristman.com awhile back really like blog, youtube etc…. gotta stop by and see her work – recent post perfect timing for #BIGSKY trip this week! Samosa Chat Grilled Lamb Chop Cabbage Veggie MixBest Indian Restaurant We Have Found In DMV…

Christmas Gift Guide Big & Small 2016

HO HO HO,   Here’s a list of cool gifts to give and receive this Holiday season! Check them out – link below as well!  Happy Gifting!  Comment Below for chance to win 2 great prizes just in time for New years – US residents only due to shipping restraints.   domino.your-guide-to-a-stylish-home Relish Decor Frederick MD – mixing-bowl-set Relish decor Little French Kitchen Book Maven Beautybar.BKR Glass Water Bottle farmgirlflowers.com Sorel.com All their boots but love…

Dreaming of a Pink Christmas!

Well Hello There, This post is a “just cuz” one.  If you know me; you know I love the colors Pink, White, Black and adore me some Glitter!  So all these “faux” Christmas trees that have been on trend lately just make me plain happy – plus pre-lit and no needles, use again next year, win win.  (I know dad nothing beats real but……..)  Gosh I love a White pre-lit with white lights tree or even…

holiday Season 2016

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays Everyone! Finishing up my shopping but this rain and ice making for rough go of it today.  My children are grown, my mom passed several years ago – family spread out all over so the holidays take on a new meaning for me. This year I am beginning a new tradition of adopting a few families in need over the holiday season and taking on job as ELF in training…

Hi Guys Finally Back

Hi There! So my sabbatical lasted a bit longer than expected – sometimes “life happens” but happy to say I am back and really excited about this Fall / Winter 2016 season.  I have been really changing my diet and my tummy thanks me!  Tons of veggies, green soups & quinoa tons of ways.  My new favorite Mike (the hubby) showed me is to saute garlic, almonds, quinoa  ( kinda toast the grain) than add your…

Smashed Cauliflower & Links of Places to Eat Bucket List

It”s Almost The Weekend People! As promised on my +Instagram page this week here is the recipe for SMASHED ROASTED CAULIFLOWER. To start: core and chop one head of cauliflower I like to use a large cast iron pan to roast in a 450 degree oven.  Cover with olive oil just enough to coat – start slow you can always add more.  Peel slice 1/2 a large head of garlic, add crushed red pepper flakes (optional) S&P….

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