I love a good beer and enjoy trying out new ones. If you remember by ranting love of the craft beer I found in Alaska, you know dark beers are my go to. When I get the opportunity, which is not as often as I would like, I make my way to a local brewery.
As many other’s my one of my New Year’s resolutions was to work out at least three times a week and I’m doing that but being healthier overall means eating right also. So I decided to try meal prep for my work lunches. Meal prep does two things: I can make sure I am eating
Once we were off the Cascade Falls trails Keltin and I decided to make our way to Estes Park by way of Trail Ridge Road. The Highway to the Sky is 48 miles long and takes about two hours to drive due to the road grade and switch backs. For Keltin and I it took
“No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.” – Streams of Silver, R. A. Salvatore As you can probably tell from my past Paperback Perils
One of the big events during my visit to Kansas was a trip to Cimarron, KS for a belated Christmas with Keltin’s paternal side of the family. I don’t know if any of you have met a large number of your significant other’s relatives all at once but it is a bit overwhelming, even if
As you tell from past posts, I really enjoy farmer’s markets. But the Dallas Farmers Market is too far away for me to visit every weekend. One of my favorite markets is the Clearfork Farmers Market in Fort Worth. It is much smaller than Dallas but you get to know the vendors well. One of
My family and I are from Texas but my boyfriend and his family are from Kansas. Keltin and I took a couple of days off of work so that we could go visit them for a belated Christmas and New Years. After work, we packed gifts, bags, and Bear into the car and were off
As you can tell from this post, I really love cooking with lavender. A while ago I had sent culinary lavender and a lavender cookbook to Keltin’s mom. We got to talking about recipes one afternoon and after looking through some of the recipes we decided to try the hot cocoa recipe. Ingredients: ½ C.
Hello readers! I have been quiet since New Years as I get back into the swing of things after the holidays. I’ve decided to share my holidays with you. Happy reading and happy New Year! The holidays are a busy time of year with travel and food preparation and decorating, not to mention shopping for
We have made it to 2018 everyone! 2017 was a crazy year both in wonderful and not good ways. Here is to actively making 2018 a better year for yourself and everyone you meet. My New Years Resolutions: Read more books, minimum of 2 a month Work out more, at least three times per week