A Clean Microwave

 I’m not the best housekeeper. I’m the first to admit that, and I’m sure my family would be standing in line to agree with me. On the other hand, I’m a better housekeeper than the people I live with. A guy (my husband) and a teenager (my daughter) who can just “not see” dirt, mess,…

Some unexpected change is good.

Sometimes a change is needed for us to enter a new path, a new way of thinking. There are good changes and bad changes, and I’ve certainly, as I’m sure most of the readers here have, experienced my fair share of bad events in life that have changed me. This is about a good change…

A Night Out – A Night of Discovery

One of my favorite things to do is going out. No, not to go out clubbing or drinking or whatever them young whippersnappers do. *grin Okay, I’m not that old, but what I love to do is go out and do something different. A night out with my hubby is usually a dinner and movie in our hometown,…

I Bought a Basil Plant

I don’t do a lot of cooking with fresh herbs because they’re expensive, and when I buy a bunch of whatever – thyme, rosemary, oregano, etc – I never use it up and then it’s wasted. So, I have a supply of good dried herbs, and I buy basil, lemon grass, chili pepper paste and…

Fast food with a flair

I’m having a ridiculously busy August – at the office every single day, plus writing, editing, socializing, going to the gym, emergency appointment with the dentist. You get the picture as to why I’m running out of shopping and/or cooking time. And because I don’t want to eat fast food, one of the ways I make…