Rethinking Your Weight Loss Lifestyle

It's not a diet, it's life

  Rethinking your weight loss lifestyle. It’s not a diet, it’s a way of life. That’s the way one must go about rethinking their weight loss lifestyle. It’s what we need to do, day in and day out (with the occasional special occasion day). When I wrote first wrote this in 2015, I had just […]

The Best Leftover Corned Beef Recipes

now that the paddy is over

So St. Patricks day has come and gone once again. Are you tired of all things green? It’s funny because the holiday of St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland was actually a religious holiday, celebrating the Patron Saint of Ireland; St. Patrick. It wasn’t until Irish immigrants, who came to the United States during the great […]

Quince – What is it?


That’s what I asked my husband when he handed me a bag of them that someone at work obviously gave him when they had no clue what to do with them. Nor did I. Ah yes, I do love a challenge. And looking online I found very little information on Quince. So I cut one […]

Thanksgiving – the aftermath

thanksgiving the aftermath

So Thanksgiving is over. And what are you doing on the day after? Probably at the Black Friday sales, right? I’ve never done Black Friday. Not one to be fighting over that perfect sweater, or ready to buy that big screen TV. Besides, I have always found the prices to be better as Christmas gets […]

Thanksgiving – On the Side

The Ducommun Family (LindySez)

Everyone knows that turkey is the star on Thanksgiving, but what about those Thanksgiving – On the side dishes? You know, the often forgotten dishes. The ones everyone kinds of puts aside. Or do you just keep eating the same thing every year? It’s no secret I’m a traditionalist when it comes to my turkey. […]

Fresh Eggs and my love affair

Fresh eggs and my love affair

Update: It’s sad but true, Poppy has stopped her blogging days and started her running days. I will miss her wonderful wit.  It’s true. I’m having a love affair. I love Poppy Marler and her blog Facing 40. Seriously. And I’m so honored she asked ME to write a blog piece for her blog. Seriously. […]

Is Gluten Free the Way to Be?

Megan's Spicy Shrimp, Sausage and Polenta Skewers

Gluten free! Contains no gluten! Gluten free is everywhere these days, and people are jumping on the bandwagon it seems, for one reason or another. And there are certainly reasons to be ON the bandwagon. But for a lot of us, it’s all just hype. The newest hype. The latest hype. Until we find some […]

Are you eating candy for breakfast?

baby ruth candy bar

Are you eating candy for breakfast? I mean, you wouldn’t throw your kid a Baby Ruth bar and call it breakfast, would you? I didn’t think so. How about as a “snack’? Still, probably not. A snack should have some health benefit to it. Maybe as a treat. That’s it. Candy is a treat! But […]

The Good The Bad and the Ugly Truth about Salads

a healthy salad

I think it’s safe to say that most of us eat out at least a couple times a week, for either lunch or dinner. So the choices we make are very important, especially when we are thinking about losing or at least not gaining any weight. So here is the good the bad and the […]