Author: Laci

Paperback Perils: The Library of Legends

Title: The Library of LegendsAuthor: Janie ChangPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: William Morrow The Library of Legends was actually my April 2020 book from Book of the Month. I highly suggest this monthly subscription box if you are interested in expanding what you read and don’t worry, if you don’t like the choices you can skip

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Foodie Friday: Chimichurri

One of my favorite recipes is actually for a topping, that seems to work well with any savory dish, is chimichurri. I originally found this in an herb cook book and have since tried various versions but the one below is my favorite. I have put chimichurri on everything from steak to salmon and most

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Foodie Friday: Simple Scones

I love to bake anyway and having all this extra time has been fun adventure for my baking skills. This last week I decided to try my hand at making scones. They ended up being much simpler than I expected them to be and I can’t wait to attempt some varieties with my next batch,

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Italy: Dinner, Wine, and Dessert

No series on Italy would be complete without a discussion of the glorious food. When I was there it was to study and I some how got away with taking a pairing food and wine class. There is nothing better than studying wine in Italy. I don’t remember what all of these wine are but

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Italy: Street Artists

One of the things that I loved about Florence and Italy in general was the street artists. You can find them by following the music or the laughter. In addition to the performers and musicians there are painters and other artisans selling their work in the piazzas. I spent more money than I want to

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Gear Review: Trekking Poles

Last year before Keltin and I went to Colorado we picked him up a set of trekking poles at REI. Well, I loved them too. That Colorado altitude gets to me when I can really only train at Texas altitude. The trekking poles were really useful at the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I took

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Foodie Friday: S’mores Ice Cream Pie

I wanted a fun, simple recipe to make for the weekend and I came up with one that it is super easy and way too tasty. Next time I make this I’ll make sure there are more people around to share it with so I can’t eat it all. Graham Cracker Pie Crust Favorite Ice

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