Should I make broccoli salad for Christmas?

I don’t know why I’ve been thinking about broccoli salad all day, but I think I want to make one for a side dish for Christmas.  I haven’t really decided what we will be eating at this meal.  I’m just now starting to put the pieces together.  I’m sure Tiny Tot would prefer to eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I didn’t know there were so many variations of a broccoli salad.  There are options with mayo and mayo substitutes.  I need to decide between grapes, blueberries, apples, and oranges.  There is a bacon and cheddar combination.  I didn’t think… View Post

Blogging into the New Year update

Good afternoon, everyone!  I’m keeping my blogging streak alive.  I barely got it done yesterday, but I’m still blogging strong today.  This whole thing has me really excited and it’s really stretching my thought process for the blog.  There have been some days it’s been hard to come up with something to blog about but I’ve come through in the pinch.  I will only blog every day until the new year.  This is just an exercise is helping me get into the routine of blogging.  I will go back to this when I need to do it. It’s been a… View Post

Cookbooks make great gifts

The holiday season is here and I know you’re thinking about gifts for your family and friends.  I’m here to tell you that cookbooks make great gifts.  Buy someone a cookbook because it’s not something people will normally buy for themselves.  People do buy cookbooks but there are lots of really great cookbooks out there and we can’t buy them all. Ok, maybe it’s just me that goes to the bookstore on my free time to look at the cookbooks and leaves with nothing. I believe cookbooks are the gifts that keep on giving. Everyone needs a cookbook for meal ideas… View Post

Blogging into the new year

Did you catch my post yesterday about sharing your goals? If you didn’t go back and read it because now I’m going to share my goal with you.  I did a run streak to help me get back into running so now I’m going to go into a blogging streak.  It’s been said that you should focus on one goal at a time and now that the marathon is over, I want to focus on rebuilding the blog. I am sharing this goal with you for accountability.  The plan is to blog every day to sharpen the saw and to… View Post

Where have I been?

It’s been a minute.  To be honest, I just haven’t been able to get s#!* together and make all the things happen.  I wish I could paint this picture perfect life and just put on a happy face, but I can’t.  I’m not one of those people.  I’m a put my head down and just trudge through it all until things start to loosen up. Before I get too far into this post, I wanted to let you know about the next big thing. The Holiday Streaking Challenge It’s the holiday time so it’s time to get active.  The holidays… View Post