Trying To Work Out When You Despise Working Out

When I was between home office-based gigs, I took up a gig delivering restaurant orders for a couple months. It wasn't terrific money compared to the things I usually do, but it was better than not bringing in any money. As an added bonus, I got lots of exercise doing that kind of work. In… Continue reading Trying To Work Out When You Despise Working Out

All Hail The Crock Pot: Taco Soup!!

Taco soup is one of my favorite winter recipes. I discovered it well over a decade ago when I still lived in Ohio. It's almost like chili but it's BETTER! The first thing you need to know about taco soup is that it takes just over 4 hours to make, so it's best as a… Continue reading All Hail The Crock Pot: Taco Soup!!

We Made It To The Weekend; Fuck It, Let’s Eat Lots Of Carbs!!

It's been a long week, and I've been very good about eating less carbs, but now it's the weekend so fuck it! Let's cut loose a little! For our Friday night weekend kickoff, I made penne with mini meatballs and a side of Italian herb and Parmesan bread. I'll be perfectly honest here; I'm very… Continue reading We Made It To The Weekend; Fuck It, Let’s Eat Lots Of Carbs!!

Why Buy Expensive Salad When Olive Garden dressing Is Sold In Stores?

I usually work entirely from home, which is great for many reasons. Besides the obvious ones like not having to dress up or fight traffic every day, I love the cost savings of being able to make all my meals at home. Today, I had to go to the office for a planning meeting. We… Continue reading Why Buy Expensive Salad When Olive Garden dressing Is Sold In Stores?

Homesickness VS Reality: Winter Sucks

In the Ohio town I used to live in, it's currently -1 degree with a wind chill of at least -20. That's really freaking cold. Having lived there for 29 years, I remember what it's like. It hurts to breathe when it's that cold. During my last winter there (2013) before I moved to North… Continue reading Homesickness VS Reality: Winter Sucks

3-Year Dating Anniversary

Even though we're married now, my husband and I like to celebrate all of our anniversaries because they're all significant to us. Today is January 29, and it's officially been three years since the day we transitioned our friendship into a romantic relationship. The year was 2016, and I had just returned to town from… Continue reading 3-Year Dating Anniversary

Adventures with Miles the 70-lb Jacked Russell

Miles is the first dog I've ever had that was actually mine rather than my parents'. I'm not terribly young (almost 35) but I worked long hours when I was single and didn't have time to properly care for a dog, so I didn't get one until my situation was right. My now-husband and I… Continue reading Adventures with Miles the 70-lb Jacked Russell