The holidays are an extremely busy time of year for me, as they are for most. Between buying all the gifts, decorating, preparing for special Christmas Masses at church and attending all the kids’ activities, it can get downright stressful! As an Italian, I also have the tradition of baking Christmas cookies. Each year we do anywhere from six to eight to 10 different kinds, which takes hours of work.
My fitness journey has been a long and winding one but I’ve learned a great deal over the years. I’m sharing it with my readers in the hopes I can motivate them as so many have inspired me.
Pets are a lot like children. They need constant care and feeding, playtime, discipline and all your love. They also are not immune to accidents. Saturday afternoon around 4 p.m. we had our first experience with the emergency vet clinic.
I received an Instant Pot for Christmas. So far, I’d give it a positive review.
Meal planning can be a sanity saver and a savings. Here are some tips for those new to meal planning.
Pizza and red wine are a great pair. Here are a few ideas on some wines to enjoy with a homemade grilled pizza.
Father’s Day wine should be a bit more fancy. Barolo did the trick this year, along with Eggplant Parmesan for dinner. It was a great ending to a busy musical weekend.
Rainy Sundays call for baking. Try my recipe for Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies!
Ask anyone who lives in the greater Syracuse area what they do during the last week of summer leading up to Labor Day and their answers may be the same – why, visit the New York State Fair, of course! That’s what we did the other night and we hit all the usual spots, includingContinue reading “An Upstate New York Tradition”
I haven’t posted since early last week because I’ve been a tiny bit stressed out. In addition to school starting again (for me, not the kids yet!), I’ve been dealing with a new car issue. It’s the worst. I purchased a 2016 Kia Sorento from Fucillo Kia of Clay in May and Aug. 15 it startedContinue reading “Sour Grapes (or Lemons)”