Cauliflower with Apples and Pecans

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It’s October. People are tweeting about their excitement, sharing pics of pumpkin everything from that giant chain coffee shop, and are in general excitement over the arrival of fall…. I remember when fall used to be my favorite season. But, at the moment, it’s just messing with my mojo. Sure the leaves are beautiful and those teeny cupcakes I had with the autumnal spices were pretty out of this world. But, damnit, the sun is setting at like noon. I’m driving home from work in the dark. Do you know what that means? It means I can’t ride my bike […]

Quick Dinner Fixin’s: Thai Red Curry with Shrimp


It’s Thanksgivings eve and the last thing I want to think about is turkey. I’m going to have piles of turkey and turkey leftovers tomorrow. So tonight all I want is a quick and simple meal.  Nothing is faster or easier than a stir fry. And it’s my secret weapon when I feel like we have been carb binging and I need to sneak some veggies in. With some coconut milk and red curry paste, I might as well be in heaven. Who needs a turkey? This is where it’s at. OK, won’t lie. I still want some turkey, but that’s only […]

Holy Hot Flash, Mother Nature


I’m pretty sure it was hotter then the surface of the sun on Thursday when my BF’s mom and I went out plant shopping – which I wasn’t anticipating – therefor wasn’t dressed properly for… I’m pretty sure I melted. Ew. I love warm weather, but give us a warning, lady. :p We did go to an amazing garden where we bought all kinds of beautiful plants, grasses, herbs, and leafy things. We then went to Home Depot and it was tragic in comparison (both variety and price) but she helped me pick out some nice new tools. And finally […]