When I started this blog the idea was to write about my adventures in Food, Fitness and Fun. Sure I've done a great job of posting my weekly menus and shopping lists, which is what brings people to this blog, but that's not the reason I started it and not what I want the entire… Continue reading Weekend Adventures-Coronado Island, Point Loma and Laguna Beach
For the last 4 years my husband and I have thrown a Halloween Party. There is always a theme and we go pretty all out to make it a night to remember. This year's 4th Annual Boos and Booze theme was Frankenstein's Castle. The prep time for this party is 4 to 6 weeks, all… Continue reading Halloween 2017
Last Wednesday we jumped on the train from Worlitz and made our way to Steinhude am Meer to see my husband's friend of 40+ years, Volker Stark. No relation to my family (as far as I know), but very cool that we share the same awesome last name. On a side note, stark is the… Continue reading Steinhude am Meer
We arrived in Germany on Friday, September 1st and spent our evening at Mike's Aunt and Uncles' house celebrating our arrival with dinner and wine. Mike's Aunt Raja made dinner, a German dish called Schmorgurken Hackfleisch Pfanne/ German Cucumber Ground Beef Stir Fry. The dish is made with large cucumbers that we don't have in the… Continue reading Berlin & Worlitz
My husband is about to turn 60 and when I asked him what he wanted for his birthday he said, "I want to go to Germany". Mike was made in Germany but born in America. His mother was 6 months pregnant when they came to America to start a new life. Mike spent many summers… Continue reading Checking out how the other half lives.
First of all the new menu is up for next week. Click on Weekly Menus to find Menu for August 6th along with the Shopping List. Most of the recipes from last week were given the thumbs up by my husband. This was the Spicy Avocado Wrap, which was very good, but man is it… Continue reading Super Big Weekend Ahead!
Before I get to the topic at hand I want to take a quick moment to go over my super fun weekend. It was awesome to meet up with our friends we haven't seen in about 3 or 4 years. It's so strange how time flies, it was mind-boggling to all of us that it had… Continue reading Pushing your limits