In the immortal words of Willie Nelson, let's get "on the road again...I just can't wait to get on the road again." Our second stop had been wonderful, and filling, but we have paced ourselves knowing that there are more delicious barbeque to go before we hit the main event in Houston. Safely ensconced in … Continue reading The Great Texas BBQ Road Trip 2018 (Part Two)
Two of the things in life that make me the happiest are: travel and food. So, a road trip during a holiday in Austin sounded like a great idea. The inclusion of stops at four barbecue joints from the 2017 Texas Monthly List of Top 50 BBQ Places, sounded like a awesome idea. If you're … Continue reading The Great Texas BBQ Road Trip 2018 (Part One)
I lost my mom in 2017. She was a brave woman that battled all kinds of health demons over her 75 years. The biggest demon was named "Diabetes". When my mom was diagnosed as diabetic, they didn't have anywhere near the knowledge of the disease that they do now. There was only one type and … Continue reading Getting Naked…Burritos, that is.
Christmas and New Years have come and gone. In my life, this signals that it's time for a vacation. My husband and I work hard running our cafe, a level of intensity that kicks into overdrive from June to October. By the end of the year our energy reserves are depleted, tempers are frayed and … Continue reading Tree to Bar Chocolate Making
So, after doing some reading and making the decision to follow a ketogenic diet in an effort to control my diabetes (Type 2), improve my physical well-being and generally feel better about my health, I came across the concept of a "fat bomb". Blech, I thought. Just the sound of it is unappealing. I am … Continue reading Peanut Butter Delicious Bomb
Choose to be happy. Sounds like a pretty stereotypical "self-help" mantra, which I guess it is. For me, it is more than that. It is how I am trying to live my life. I guess I've been on this journey for a while, not always being successful, but trying nonetheless. I claimed the statement … Continue reading Choosing to be Happy
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton