The A-OK Breakfast – Veggie Frittata!

Good morning! The hardest thing about dieting, for me, is that the only way I can really lose weight and stay healthy is to cut carbohydrates. I dread that. I love chocolate-coated sugar bombs with milk and cream on them. I love pancakes with too much syrup. I love granola bars, instant milk stir ins,Continue reading “The A-OK Breakfast – Veggie Frittata!”

Here Comes Spring (Hay) Fever!

Well after all the fun posting photos of snow, Spring has sprung, hasn’t it! With Spring comes Spring fever. This is a malady that makes you feel like doing nothing. It attacks us, hand-in-hand with its old ally: hay fever. Hay fever makes us feel like yuck. Itchy eyes, ears, nose, throat; runny eyes, nose;Continue reading “Here Comes Spring (Hay) Fever!”

Ike Stole My Coffee!

We don’t live south enough to suffer much from hurricanes. The night Ike passed left us a surprise, though, the common calling card of storms. The most surprising thing about it was that somehow, a tree could fall on the door to my coffee without me knowing it. Since our stove is electric, the electricityContinue reading “Ike Stole My Coffee!”

Good Morning? Good Night!

Maybe you just woke and had that first cup-o’.  That’s where I am. Sorry I overslept. I think of 2010 recently fallen asleep. Although the new year spreads out like an endless path before us, both inviting and scary, I’m looking back to that bumbling old thing I just put to bed. How was it withContinue reading “Good Morning? Good Night!”

Gramma’s Wisdom – Are We Disposable?

  Today while I was tidying the kitchen, I made fresh coffee in my favorite two-cup pot. It’s an old-time drip-through I found at a garage sale, stocky and leaky, but it makes the best couple o’ cups around. It made me think of me. Not as shiny as I used to be, out ofContinue reading “Gramma’s Wisdom – Are We Disposable?”