Happy Monday Friends! It's Thanksgiving week, and you can't think of Thanksgiving without thinking about food! Perfectly browned turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, buttery rolls...and my grandmothers tangy vinegar cole slaw! I'm ready to spend a whole day cozy and warm in the kitchen with my family, sipping a glass of wine (or … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Oven Roasted Vegetables
Hello Friends, The holidays are coming and I've been overtaken with holiday spirit! Last weekend I put up the Christmas tree...yes, already! In between hanging ornaments from the skin-breaking branches (my poor hands are torn to bits), I baked up a batch of chocolate chip cookies from scratch and washed them down with a glass of … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Loaded Veggie Quesadilla
Hello Friends! Happy beautiful October! Can you believe it? It finally feels like fall! I actually had to turn on the heat this weekend. It was also the weekend of my Friends Warming party, and the weather was perfect for a fire in the fire pit. Well...almost. It ended up being a little rainy, so … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Pumpkin Dip!
Hi Friends! It's my very first blog post of September, and I am one of those people who will drive you crazy with my love of Fall! On September 1st my Fall decorations came out of storage and went up in my house. It was 90 degrees outside and I had just come inside from tanning, so … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Pumpkin Muffins
Dear Friends, It's technically Mediterranean Tuesday this week, but I digress. I normally start my Mediterranean Monday posts on Sunday, but this past Sunday I was so miserably tired I couldn't even begin to write a blog post. There is no telling what sort of drivel would've found its way onto this page had I … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Chicken & Black Bean Enchiladas
Dear Friends, It's the first Monday in August, and that means Mediterranean Monday time! Last week I took a couple of friends down to Ebb and Flow, the new brewery in town, for the first time. We tried three food items on their menu, and one was an heirloom tomato salad. My family was in … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Summer Tomato Salad
Hi Friends! Can you believe July is almost over?! This summer has flown by! I'm down to just a couple of weeks before my boys come home for the school year, which begins August 16th. The week before that they have their orientations. This summer has been a wild one, and I'm getting ready to cap it off … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Chia Pudding