Travel Blog: Pondering In Portland

Unlike my past two travel blog posts, I won’t give you a day by day rundown.  This blog post would be way too long.  Instead, I’m going to give you the highlights. The AirBnB I booked was the one I looked forward to most…

Coffee Review: Anna Maria Island, Florida

While I worked in Bradenton, I lived on Anna Maria Island. On my days off, especially Sundays, I wanted a café to sit, relax, write or read in, without having to go off the island. Well, that leaves me 2 whole options for coffee shops! I will tell you about both.

Sweet & Spicy: Grilled Mango with Jalapeno Peppers

I saw this recipe in a recent issue of Cooking Light and also found it on The Food Network.  I figured it sounded interesting enough, and boy was I glad I tried it!  I’ve made this recipe a few times.  The delicious aroma and…

Veganize It: Starbucks Chicken Santa Fe Panini

Before my vegan days, my favorite sandwich at Starbucks was the Chicken Santa Fe Panini.  Sometimes I still get a hankering for the sandwich served on flatbread with the sour cream chili spread and peppers.  I always paired it with BBQ chips. (My favorite…

Indulge Lightly: Easy Cheesy Potato Bowl Ideas!

Sometimes you just get those cravings you can’t avoid, and you probably shouldn’t if you don’t want to wind up pigging out on all kinds of other things that don’t even satisfy the initial craving. I was having one of these cravings yesterday.  I…

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