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
National Parks, seriously what a treasure! I can't begin to tell you how important I think it is that we keep these beautiful places for future generations. Especially as technology continues to distract us, we need places that we can go to disconnect and really appreciate nature's beauty. Speaking of technology, my plan for… Continue reading Sequoia National Park
It's been a couple of weeks since my last post. Apparently I needed a break from all of this self-discovery and sharing. The last two weeks have been a whirlwind of activities, family time and possibly too much over-indulging. I did however manage to post this weeks Menu and Shopping list, if you are looking… Continue reading Finally recovered from the 4th.
I haven't given birth to any children, but I was lucky enough to get two awesome step-daughters when I married my hubby 17 years ago. Many people over the years have gotten the wrong impression and thought that I disliked children. This could not be any farther from the truth, I love kids I… Continue reading You can’t go back, but you can sure have fun trying.