Trader Joe’s Pantry Favorites

Trader Joe's Pantry Favorites

  Would you believe I made it another whole week without going food shopping?! I’m all excited about this ridiculously minor feat in my life but I remain convinced that getting myself down to one good food shop a week will save me some money and free up my errand-running time for other things. I am […]

What’s On Your Organic Food Priority List?

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  How many items in your shopping cart last week were organic? Are you as guilty as I am when it comes to not obeying the Dirty Dozen list? Even though Food Babe has a great case for always going organic along with an amazingly detailed post on how to eat organic on a budget,  I will […]

Forecast May Call For Baking

  He told me he loved me. Who knew making the little boy grilled cheese with some bacon on cinnamon raisin Ezekiel Bread was the key to his heart? Now don’t get your panties in a bunch about me suddenly having bacon in the house. It just so happens that I had an Applegate coupon to use […]

Value of the Dollar

I never made it to spin yesterday (as I assumed I wouldn’t) but I did have time for a quick visit with the elliptical machine followed by some strength training for my legs. I am trying my best to work those strength training sessions in to my routine. And I must have done a decent job […]

How Much Is Your Health Worth?

It was as if Ernie, the spin instructor at Lifetime, read my post yesterday. It seemed as though he wanted to keep the 1980’s alive for me and played an amazing mix of music. As hard and intense as the class was, I couldn’t have been happier to increase the bike’s intensity along to the […]

Child Tested, Cookie ChRUNicle Approved – Cookies

Is there anything better than this? Nothing quite like a fresh from the oven, homemade chocolate chip cookie. Especially when made by me.. . Sometimes  I even surprise you with my signature recipe fudge brownie baked in the center of the cookie. So really, is there anything better than this I ask? Well, ask my […]