low FODMAP Homemade Taco Seasoning

The perfect blend of smoky and spicy create a flavorful low FODMAP homemade taco seasoning.  You'll never even miss the store-bought stuff! Mexican food is a staple in our house.  Each week, as I make the grocery list and plan our meals I ask … [Read more...]

Spicy Sweet Strawberry Salsa

Sweet strawberries, zesty jalepenos, and juicy lime combine to make a salsa that is perfect for topping your favorite protein and dipping your favorite dippers! Recently, I have been absolutely loving homemade fruit salsas.  I love the sweetness … [Read more...]

Wrong Time Zone

As soon as I got home from work, I put on my PJs, unpacked my lunch bag, popped dinner in the oven and packed all of my snacks, lunch, and dinner for tomorrow.  Dinner was ready, lunch (and meals for tomorrow) were packed in a flat 25 minutes...I … [Read more...]

Chocolate Coconut Water Love

After teaching spin, doing a bit of a shoulder, workout, and calling my new boss so that I could find out details of my new job (I start next Tuesday!) it was time for lunch. Sometimes, I feel like I could go through I head of lettuce in two days, … [Read more...]

Get it Done Before I Go

Yesterday, I just had a feeling that it was going to be a great day, and it was!  Brian came and visited me at work first thing in the morning and brought me some pretty fall flowers :) What a sweet guy!   After work we had our cake tasting, … [Read more...]

It Worked!

Good news...the cheesecake worked!!!! They were so delicious and cute!  Brian tried one before we took them to our party just to be safe and he literally said "These are soooo good!  These will be a regular treat from now on."  Ok, I don't think he … [Read more...]


September 11 In the days leading up to today I have found myself talking with others about the question "Where were you on September 11, 2001?"  It seems like a question that our children will be assigned to ask their parents in their history … [Read more...]

Work, Dinner, Get Ready

Work today went by pretty reasonably, not too fast and not too slow.  I think that my favorite thing that a co-worker brought in were pumpkin brownies with a cream cheese icing...I'm going to have to get the recipe! Work Fashion I wore the pants … [Read more...]

All Scrambled Up

Good Evening Friends! Today was an pretty uneventful day in the retail world...no instances of shoplifting or unhappy customers, which is ok in my book!  Getting used to eating lunch after 1pm is a hard adjustment for me since I usually am hungry by … [Read more...]

Pizza Never Seemed So Easy

It is nice to go home and have someone do the cooking for me.  Although I love cooking and preparing meals for others, I always appreciate when the role is reversed.  As I was working on my computer and mom was reading the Sunday paper, we both … [Read more...]