Chocolate Mint Brownies

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to everyone!  It’s 5 o’clock here, time to drink some green beer!   Actually I don’t like beer, but it sounded good.  🙂  Instead, how about an easy and delicious chocolate mint brownie recipe for St. Paddy’s Day.  I am really not sure what green mint brownies have to do with this Irish holiday, other…

Spring Break – Surviving Vacation With Family

Ah Spring Break …that time of the year when children, teenagers and young adults suddenly descend upon your quite space.  The time of the day generally reserved for you, your Mom time, the time when you do all the things us Mom’s do during the day.  Now, instead of finishing that novel, painting your next master piece…

Cherry Chocolate Croissants

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, or any other day, Cherry  Chocolate Croissants.  Easy to make, delicious to eat.   A light buttery crust, using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls and a sweet chocolate center using Hershey Cherry Kisses. Sprinkle with cinnamon and powdered sugar and you have a wonderful treat for your favorite Valentine. Until next time …share the…

Sex Happens

DO YOU NEED A HUSBAND? As women, we define ourselves by our connection to a man. Are we someone’s wife? Lover? Think about Eat, Pray, Love. The book opens with the main character leaning over the toilet bowl, certain her life is over. Then she travels to Italy where she eats, India where she prays…

Solitude

“Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self.” ― May Sarton.   Up until about 6 years ago I did not know what it was to be alone, nor did I ever think I wanted to be.  It was only after my divorce that the realization of the importance of being alone resonated.  Now I…

Ghosting and Dating

You may not be familiar with this, as was my case, but the term is called Ghosting.   Urban Dictionary defines it as such: Ghosted – To abruptly stop all forms of communication and contact with someone else especially an online relationship. When someone you were relatively on good terms with suddenly doesn’t respond to your messages anymore or doesn’t…

Chicken and Quinoa Taco Bowls

A different twist on Chicken Tacos.  This recipe is healthier, but just as yummy with a combination of chicken, multi-grain rice medley, quinoa and avocados in a fun shaped flour tortilla.  Top with a creamy southwestern poblano sauce and just a dollop of sour cream.  Healthy can be just a little naughty, taste good and still be good…