Minestrone Soup & Movies

Today was the coldest day so far this winter.  We stayed home to do some house cleaning and I made Minestrone Soup.  It was 15 degrees out at 5:30 when I made this soup. There are many ways to make a minestrone soup.  I used carrots, celery, onion, garlic, red bell pepper, fresh cherry tomatoes,…

Snow, Staying Warm, & More

I have been thinking about Spring time lately and I’m going to start planning for my garden.  I like to use Pinterest.com for remembering my ideas.  I’m also looking forward to the peaceful and beautiful snow that comes each year and covers everything.  We’re planning a hiking trip soon and it might snow the day…

Happy New Year 2019

I like the posts where I share daily happenings.  Like short walks and food I eat.  Yesterday we went on a hike near the lake.  Then we stopped at the grocery store for a few things. We watched a red fox walking around near the store. Today I added roasted bananas and apples to the…

Walking, Crafts, and More

The first few pictures here are from a walk we went on a few weeks ago.  We love to pick up coffees and walk for 30 minutes at this trail.  At first I didn’t think I took great pictures, but they are actually really nice!  Yay! I also had a lot of fun picking up…

Movies and Fall Recipes

We have been visiting our local library for over a year now for books and movies.  I even cancelled Netflix.  Here are the recent movies we borrowed and recommend… A Wrinkle in Time The Polar Express Same Kind of Different as Me Spanglish The Terminal No Reservations Entrapment Plus, I recently made two new favorite…

Staying Healthy and Fruit Salad

I want to share the ways I stay healthy and strong between walking and hiking trips.  I mainly enjoy yoga and fitness videos.  I also enjoy Zumba cause I love to dance as well. I have overcome a lot of physical pain and discomfort.  I went to physical therapy and a chiropractor.  It took almost…

Coloring & Chickpea Curry

Anyone else love to color?🌞💗 Also, I looove this Chickpea Curry recipe!  It’s super healthy and I make it almost every week.😋

Awesome Salad and Quesadillas

For some reason I love sharing recipes and what I eat.  This salad doesn’t look like much but it is full of yumminess!  It’s mixed greens, pineapple, avocado, and sweet vidalia onion.  I always buy and use vidalia onions because regular onions make me cry lol.  The dressing is 1 tablespoon of olive oil drizzled on…

Asters, Pears and More

My New England Asters are blooming.  They remind me of Mums.  I have also been enjoying local apples and pears.  They are so inexpensive right now.  I made oatmeal with chopped pears and maple syrup.  It was really good -a must try.  Lately, I have been hearing Great Horned Owls and Screech Owls in the…

Roasted Veggies & Rotini

I started the week off with this delicious roasted vegetables over pasta dish for dinner.  All of the ingredients came from my garden and local produce.  This beauty is cherry tomatoes, yellow squash, sweet onion, bell pepper, basil, oregano, garlic, red pepper flakes, olive oil, salt & pepper.  Roasted and served on top of Rotini…