Ah, well. Vacation is over. I’m back from the beach. This was the first time I’ve left on vacation since I started this blog and I didn’t bring my computer along with me. As any blogger knows, staying in touch is a key to successful blogging, but I needed to check out for a bit. So, I did. And now, I’m refreshed and revived, and back. Thanks for sticking around! Read more...(970 words, 9 images, estimated 3:53 mins reading time)
A few days ago, I returned from a Girls Week at the beach with my daughters, Mom, Aunt and cousins. We had a fantastic time together and it was so nice to just hang out and reconnect, since we don’t get to see each other that often. We live in different states, and all lead very busy lives, so we were eager to park our chairs in the sand and just “be” for a week. I think the trip did all of us some good! Oh, and the Mojitos helped too. Read more...(1092 words, 11 images, estimated 4:22 mins reading time)
When my kids are home in the summer time, and it’s a kazillion degrees outside, we spend a good deal of time in the kitchen making “fun food”. Generally, there’s not a whole lot of nutritional value in “fun food”, but that’s OK. It’s for fun, right? This is a recipe that I came across online last year and it has become a summer favorite. Last summer, I should have bought stock in marshmallows, I made so many batches!
The finished product is deliciously chewy, sweet, and tangy, but above all, fun! Plus, from an adult standpoint, it’s pretty cute. Read more...(862 words, 9 images, estimated 3:27 mins reading time)