We all have so many reasons to be thankful! Obviously I am thankful for my friends and family – they truly are world class. I’m also thankful for these two cute boxer puppies we brought home in October – Mocha & Turbo! They have brightened our lives. And finally I’m thankful for my health and the ability to continuously support my body. I thought I would come up with a list of 40 things that I am thankful for besides the above. Then I start thinking… I don’t want to come up with 40 literal ‘things’, I am thankful for […]
Easy Green Smoothie with Spirulina
You guys, green smoothies are my favorite! I make smoothies all the time in my Vitamix. The Vitamix has to be my #1, most used kitchen appliance. I wouldn’t even call it an appliance, I’d call it an essential. I can’t wait to share my vault of green smoothies with you – stay tuned!
NEW BIKE DAY
NEW BIKE DAY!!!! Can you tell I’m excited? I am now the lucky owner of a 2018 Specialized Stumpjumper. I am not going to get all geeky and go through the specs because then no one would read my blog!
Easy Instant Pot Quinoa
The Instant Pot makes this recipe really easy, no watching the stove or cleaning up a mess when the pot boils over. I usually make a cup of quinoa at a time and keep it in the fridge for easy, quick meals. My dad gave me an Instant Pot as a housewarming gift when we moved to Reno and I’ll admit I was skeptical. I thought anything made in an instant pot could be made in a slow cooker, so why would you need both? WRONG. I will admit I think all kitchen appliances are necessary, even if they do […]
A Day in Santa Fe, New Mexico
During our honeymoon, we spent a rest day in Santa Fe, New Mexico where we chose to stay at a nice hotel, La Fonda on the Plaza. When we entered our room, we saw a bottle of champagne – what a surprise! Okay, this should be attributed to our great friends Marissa & Drew. After imbibing a bit, we went to dinner at The Shed, where we had fantastic margaritas!