A Losing Battle

This is the kind of losing battle to be happy about.  I mentioned, in my last post, that I’d gained significant weight during the transition to my new job (20 pounds, to be exact).  It was the most I’ve weighed in my life, and put me over a limit I never wanted to see on…

17 Favorites for 2017

I couldn’t skip my year-end favorites post. I’m challenging myself to add one more favorite thing each year, as you may know. Here’s my 17 for 2017! Rainbow Colors I started my year off with as much color as possible. I love rainbows, holograms, LED morphing lights. My collection continues to grow!     Cranberry…

Tasty Stir Fry Sauce

If you want to make use of vegetable odds and ends, or ensure several easy meals throughout the week, do yourself a favor and keep a bottle of this sauce mixed up at all times.  Also, the spiky little plate in this picture was a gift from my mother, and it’s the best way to…

The Quest Begins

“Each morning we are born again.  What we do today is what matters most.”  -Buddha Happy Second Day of Spring! I thought I’d take a moment to update you on my Druid journey. Last week, I wrote about a fitness program called Nerd Fitness Academy that turns diet and exercise into a role-playing game. Since…

Green Curry and Veggies

Yes, yes, I know!  I another curry dish.  I’ll stop posting them when they stop being so delicious.  The best thing about curry is the variety of vegetables you can incorporate. Almost as good as that is the fact you can buy a handful of seasonings and they last through so many meals. I tried…

Spicy Peanut Sauce

Today’s Meatless Monday isn’t a meal recipe, but instead a sauce recipe that you can use to create your own meal. We mix this sauce into buckwheat soba noodles and mix in tofu, grated carrots, green onions and unsalted roasted peanuts. You can also use mixed veggies instead of tofu, rice instead of noodles, or…