And Awaaaay….


We go! Hey Boulder, I forgot my deodorant. But, I have a feeling you ain’t gerna care. * please ignore my dirty computer screen.  I can only take care of so much at a time in this life I lead. * look at my arm shadow! * actually, go ahead and ignore that too. * […]

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Soba Noodle Soup with Shrimp and Veggies


Need dinner on the table in a pinch? Need dinner on the table in a cinch? Need dinner on the table in a lrinch? Oh, you don’t know what a lrinch is? Oh, wow!  Well, it’s an….um….it’s this super……uuuh, they said it……well, it’s …. OH HEY LOOK OVER THERE! Weird, it’s gone now. I guess […]

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Penne Bake with Spinach and Tomatoes


I’m not sure what it was like in your corner of the world, but here in KC, fall made quite the majestic entrance. I’m talking SUPREME PERFECTION, you guys. Bright blue skies, crisp air, temperatures so flawless that I spent most of the day with my arms extended in some sort of yoga rayanamaysta (what?) […]

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Sneaker to the Peeker


Fall has arrived! We are now allowed to drag out sweaters, scarves and jean jackets. We are now allowed to consume copious amounts of soups, casseroles and pasta. We are now allowed to …. I don’t really have a 3rd one. That’s a little embarrassing. I received a free food sample in the mail today, […]

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Seared Salmon with Red Pepper Pesto


Are we okay? We’re cool, right? I mean, your stomach isn’t cursing your name after eating too many bowls of this is it? I had no intention of harming you or damaging our relationship in any way. You know that, right? Let’s just blame the bike, shall we? Shifting blame is fun! I did not […]

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Chili with Chicken and Beans


I really need to trim my toenails. OH, HEY. Wow, you’re quiet. How long have you been standing there? Wow. Remember yesterday when I told you about my husband cooking for me all weekend due to an expensive mountain bike purchase? (I’m still coping.) Well, this here chili was another one of his creations. You […]

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20 Things About The Cook

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Hey guess what! My bestest friend on the planet, Laura is featuring me on her beautiful blog, Prana and Pie today! Have you met Laura yet? If not, add it to your to-do list. And bump it up to the top. Seriously. She’s stunning on the outside, tender and eloquent on the inside. She’s hard […]

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Pork and Shrimp Potstickers


Friday evening my husband skipped through the front door with a grin on his face the size of Delaware and an obscenely large new toy in his grip. He had just purchased . . . a mountain bike. Lord help me. You see, he just started training for an Xterra triathlon next summer, and has […]

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