Planting Dandelions: Field Notes From a Semi-Domesticated Life by Kyran Pittman {52 Books in a Year}

My goal is to read 52 books in 2012.  Good or bad, as I read, I will be reviewing the books here.  Be sure to leave a comment and tell me about your favorite books!

Planting Dandelions: Field Notes From a Semi-Domesticated Life by Kyran Pittman
(Book overview found on Goodreads.com)

In the family of Jen Lancaster and Elizabeth Gilbert, Kyran Pittman is the laid-back middle sister: warm and witty and confiding, with an addictively smart and genuine voice-but married with three kids and living in the heartland.… Read the rest

Post-Run Smoothie and Smoothie Cubes {In the Kitchen}

I love smoothies.  They are one of my favorite breakfast treats and are a great way to get fruits and vegetables into your body.  I make my smoothies different all the time.  I usually use whatever fruit we have in the house although strawberries and blueberries are my favorites. … Read the rest

When in Doubt, Add Butter by Beth Harbison {52 Books in a Year}

My goal is to read 52 books in 2012.  Good or bad, as I read, I will be reviewing the books here.  Be sure to leave a comment and tell me about your favorite books!

Disclaimer: I received an advanced reading copy (ARC) as part of Goodreads First Reads program on goodreads.com.Read the rest

Tropical Salmon {In the Kitchen}

 

Tropical Salmon {In the Kitchen}

I have loved most types of seafood since I was a kid.  Clams, shrimp, lobster, fish, squid…I loved it all.  But for years I believed that I hated Salmon.  I never even tasted salmon until some point during the early years of my marriage.… Read the rest

” I want the chocolatiest, chocolatiest, chocolate, chocolate cake you can make!” {Find it, Make it}

Hi. I love to search out new recipes and try new things. As I find them in magazines, on blogs, and various other places, I will make them and let you know how they turn out. I will also give you any tips to make it easier or offer suggestions on how I changed the recipe to better suit me and my family.Read the rest