Tortellini Chili 2

Tortellini Chili

Has anyone else seen that Facebook photo/joke that shows a snowy yard with snow-covered trees and the caption says something about not dyeing the Easter eggs and just saying “good luck!” to the kids? I laughed, like, really hard at that one. The talk around the Great Lakes is that our long-awaited beach time during…

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Baked Strawberry Donuts 4

Baked Strawberry Donuts

Mr. Prevention and I have jobs that couldn’t really be any more different. He works in the corporate world, is highly professional (not that I’m not, but there may be an occasional “yo yo yo” in a work email…and plenty of smiley faces), and travels the world on business. I would not care for any…

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes 4

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Our cleaning lady comes on Fridays and coming home on Friday afternoon to that smell of CLEAN may very well be the highlight of my week. There is no facetiousness in that sentence whatsoever. She is worth her weight in gold. I mean, her daughter even draws pictures of bulldogs and leaves them behind. We…

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Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apples and Cinnamon 4

Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apples and Cinnamon

I didn’t wear a jacket to work yesterday…for the first time in, like, forever. At least 7 months, which is about 3-4 months too long. We had the windows in the kitchen at work open. The breeze was refreshing and crisp. I was crawling out of my skin, anxious to leave work for the 50…

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Chili Mac 1

Chili Mac + Weekly Menu

My in-laws came in for a bit of the weekend and I was excited to see them. Yes, I’m fortunate…I actually like my in-laws. Quite a lot, actually. They also brought their very youthful dog, Harry, who was quite the handful for our lazy Lily dog. My father-in-law has turned into an avid beer connoisseur,…

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