Wanderlust

Anniversary Staycation – Carbondale, CO

Anniversary Staycation – Carbondale, CO

Share List Winter provides just a few opportunities to indulge in our wanderlust.  We go on a few excursions and we try to spend weekends doing something fun, but getting out of the house when it’s cold and miserable is not our favorite pass time. […]

What’s For Dinner – Feb 19-25, 2017

What’s For Dinner – Feb 19-25, 2017

Share List Busy week – but still time to get dinner on the table every night.  Saturday we’ll be out celebrating our 21st anniversary, so boy will be home with a delivery pizza on his own.  Treat for him/easy for me.  Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 […]

Instant Pot Pinto Beans Recipe (Charro Style)

Instant Pot Pinto Beans Recipe (Charro Style)

Share List I am a big fan of the whole pinto beans you get in a good Mexican Restaurant.  I like them more than the refried beans and they’re actually healthier, because refried beans are fried with FAT – which makes them tasty – but […]

Planning our Summer Wanderings

Planning our Summer Wanderings

Share List It’s a gorgeous spring day here in Colorado, even though it’s the first week in February. This winter has been almost disturbingly mild, not much snow at all here, while the mountains and other areas are seeing record amounts of snow. Because the […]

Swedish Spritz Cookie Recipe

Swedish Spritz Cookie Recipe

Share List These tasty butter cookies are a holiday tradition in our home.  While you can dye and color the dough to make green trees or whatever you like, I prefer the plain sugar cookies with sprinkles and redhots as decoration. You need a cookie […]

Yummy Pecan Pie with Bourbon

Yummy Pecan Pie with Bourbon

Share List So – bourbon isnt a huge, major ingredient in this pie – but its an important one.  I didnt realize I liked pecan pie until I tried this version WITH bourbon.  Without it just tastes like sugared nut pie….don’t ask me why … […]