Foodie Friday: Easy Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I’m a bit of a carnivore but meat can be expensive and sometimes I honestly don’t feel like waiting for it to defrost or to marinate. Also, sometimes I enjoy eating vegetarian. But I still need protein. One of my go to protiens, besides eggs or beans or nuts, is giant portobello mushrooms. I have

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Colorado: Brewery Adventures: August 2017

While in Colorado we visited a couple mountain cities and in many of them we visited a local brewery. Steamboat Springs: Storm Peak Brewing Company Storm Peak was the first brewery we visited.  Their tap room was neat, one big open room full of picnic tables and high bar tables. When open they push up

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Thank You Followers!

I’ve reached over 200 followers on McGee’s Travel Tales! I want to say thank you to everyone and I hope that you are enjoying all of my posts, stores and recipes. If you are a recent follower here are the categories that I post to: Travel Tales – Travel stores and adventures Weekend Wanderings –

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Fiction: Starlight Song

This first piece is something I wrote last year. It is not part of anything larger, just a scene that popped into my head and I decided to put it into words. ************ The siren stood wrapped in black furs while standing amid an ice field. She had that had left the southern seas to

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Weekend Wanderings: Homemade Laundry Detergent

While in Kansas over the Christmas holiday my boyfriend and I made homemade powdered laundry detergent. So far it has worked great for both regular clothes (jeans, t-shirts, towels,etc) and for delicates. I wanted to share the recipe. Ingredients: 2 Bars of White Zote Soap (400g per bar) 1 Box Borax (4lbs) 1 Box Arm

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Foodie Friday: Italy Inspired – Risotto

Italy Inspired

I love risotto but it is always expensive at restaurants. Some of the best risotto that I have ever had was in Sienna, Italy. On the outdoor patio I had Gorgonzola risotto with pears and a balsamic sauce. Glorious. My attempted recreation of it was not to my liking but my parents loved it. Anyway

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Colorado: Tundra Hike: August 2017

On the way back from Estes Park, driving back along Trail Ridge Road we stopped at the Tundra Communities Trailhead. This trail is half a mile from trailhead to end one way. The trail gives you the opportunity to view the beauty of the Alpine Tundra without harming it, as long as you stay on

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Mystery Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award! Thank you Moments with Cynthia for this nomination! RULES: Put the award logo/image on your blog. List the rules. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well. Tell your readers 3 things

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