Trying to find healthy food that my husband will enjoy is a challenge for me because he’s a really picky eater. Luckily, this Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki recipe is one he enjoys.
My goal is to get more chicken into our dinners because eat way too much beef and fried foods. While it’s tasty, it’s not very healthy. Chicken is amazingly low on calories and fat. Continue reading →
Personally, tacos are my favorite food. Well, my second favorite food. Spaghetti with meat sauce is my favorite food, but tacos are way easier to make…at least the Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Taco recipe is…I mean it’s right there in the name!
Anyway, I came up with this idea after eating some really tasty chicken tacos at a holiday party last year. The best part is that they were in a slow cooker! Continue reading →
I’m always looking new recipes to include in my repertoire. My husband is a super picky eater. He doesn’t like mashed potatoes or rice. How can you not like rice? Anyway, you can see how challenging it is to find something we both like, much less is healthy. Continue reading →
You have started to enjoy wine, but the thought of buying a whole bottle makes you freak out a bit inside.
Don’t fret. I’ve been drinking wine for years and I’m still intimidated and overwhelmed by the wine choices available. It’s almost too much! Continue reading →
When I was a kid, my mom would take me grocery shopping with her during the summertime. The cool air of the grocery store felt good after being out in the heat of a northern California summer day.
While it was fun to browse the aisles, I was also learning about being an adult and how to take care of oneself. Continue reading →
How do you find a good hotel? Sure, you can look at various review sites, but maybe there are somethings you don’t think about when finding a good hotel in a strange city. Here are a few strategies I use to find a good hotel:
Finding a good hotel tip #1: Proximity to Starbucks.
Hotel coffee usually sucks. When traveling, the local chains might not be what you like, but Starbucks are the same pretty much everywhere you go. Even if you aren’t a coffee drinker, you can use this tip. Seriously, have you ever seen a Starbucks in a bad neighborhood? It’s rare. If you can find a hotel near a Starbucks, you’re probably in a good part of town. Continue reading →
What should I have for lunch? This question plagues us all year long, but summertime lunches should be light and easy to make. I tend to crave salads or sandwiches, so I tracked down some yummy recipes to share. Continue reading →
While shopping for wine on my birthday at Sunfish Cellars here in Saint Paul, one of the guys in the shop recommended I try the Robert Hall Viognier.
For those not familiar, Robert Hall is a winery in Paso Robles, California. Now, I consider this to be part of southern California, technically, it’s central California. Pretty much everything south of Santa Cruz is SoCal to me. Let’s put it this way, what baseball games are on the radio when you are in Paso Robles? It’s not the Giants or the A’s. Continue reading →
Summertime means road trips for millions of Americans. Before heading out on that 8 hour drive, you should check your vehicle to ensure it will make the trip. Here is a quick road trip checklist of what to do or look for on your car before a lengthy trip:
Road trip checklist #1 Check the tires for wear.
Do they look worn out? After you’ve been driving for two decades, you’ve seen your fair share of bald tires. Still not sure if they are up to speed? Do the penny test. Take the coin and put it in one of the gaps between the treads with Lincoln’s head down. If you can see the top of his head, you need new tires. Continue reading →
Wine in the movies, it does happen. I’m not talking about drinking wine in the theater, but there are places where that happens. I’m talking about movies about wine.
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