Just because they are too cute – some cute photos of our furballs to distract you today!
Last weekend was the annual running of the Houston Marathon. It’s easy to be all smiles before a race. Even the morning of the race… But at some point you have to run a race. And smiles usually fade, though from looking through old race-day course photos I’ve learned my grimace face looks a lot like my […]
The word “simple” can be variable. These cinnamon rolls are certainly simpler and faster to make than traditional rolls, thanks to self-rising flour. However, you’ll still need to set aside nearly an hour between prep and noshing. Simple Cinnamon Rolls Adapted from original recipe here 1/2 c granulated sugar, divided 1/2 T ground cinnamon 2.5 c […]
Who doesn’t love pie? These mini-pecan pie tarts are the perfect size to be a treat without being too much. And I promise you won’t miss the butter. Mini Vegan Pecan Pies Adapted from original recipe here 1 prepared piecrust (try this one – a family favorite!) 2 1/8 c pecan halves 2 T Earth Balance […]
For six years we ran the New Year’s Day 5-miler as a way to kick off the year with a bit of competitive-driven exercise. Sadly, the race shut down after the 2015 race. What to do? In 2016, the answer was nothing. This year I was determined to find a replacement race. And, given that we […]
You can’t really blame life for ruining Christmas. But nevertheless, life events certainly risked ruining Christmas – travel for family funerals meant missing other previously scheduled family events. It is, as they say, what it is. Our solution? Invite good friends over for a Christmas meal. We split the cooking and had a veritable feast […]
This tasty treat can be made with or without dairy products. Simply swap out the chocolate chips for vegan chocolate and use EarthBalance sticks instead of butter. Here’s how I made it: Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Cookies Adapted from original recipe here 3 1/3 c flour 1 t baking powder 3/4 t baking soda 3/4 t […]
It may have been just one week after he ran another marathon and he may have been in the middle of battling a terribly head-and-chest-cold, but Kelly successfully once again ran the Tyler Rose Marathon.