My Not Overly Thought Provoking, Slightly Less than Inspirational, Definitely Not Perfect, Post

I've been sitting on this post for quite a while now. (Not literally mind you; it's just a figure of speech.) I mean it is November. And it has been pumpkin season for quite a while. In the past I've written about my love of all things pumpkin. My recipe page certainly is not lacking…

B-A-B-A-N-B-A-N-A-N-A-S

Go ahead. Sing it. Go. Bananas. Go Bananas. Anyway... If five years ago you would have told me that I'd be buying bananas by the bunches each week, I would have told you...well, I would have told you that you were bananas. You see, I've never been a banana fan. Ever. I mean why eat…

What I Miss About Being a Soccer Mom

In Neenah, the community where my children grew up, soccer was a pretty big deal. Once they hit the ripe old age of five, they began learning the game.  Every week, May through July (with the exception of the week of 4th of July), each Hovie child had a practice night and a game night. This was pretty doable, despite the…

Healthy Food Made Fast

Looking for a fast and easy meal idea? Look no further. You can whip up this tasty combination faster than you can hit the local drive thru. Comfort food at its best. Creamy Tomato Soup from Kathy Patalsky of Healthy.Happy.Life.com)     Grilled "Cheez" with Avocado 4 slices bread (I used Ezekiel) 4 slices Daiya cheddar slices 1…

It’s Time to Broaden Your Horizons (Or…If My Husband Eats It, You Should At Least Give It a Try)

When I reminisce about my childhood, I honestly don’t remember if I was a picky eater or not. I want to say I wasn’t, but I’m fairly confident my mom would bring up all kinds of examples proving me wrong. What I will admit to, is being picky about meat. I just didn’t like it. I…