Baked Spaghetti Squash, Margarita Style

Ran across this recipe on Pinterest last week. When I saw spaghetti squash at the market on Wednesday I knew what dinner would be that night! Baked Margarita Spaghetti Squash @ Hoopfinity's Happenings The recipe was really easy and had few ingredients. Benzo and I both really liked it. And we even got our 2… Continue reading Baked Spaghetti Squash, Margarita Style


Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

The night before I went into labor I actually made four jars of dill pickles. Maybe it was an odd pregnancy craving but I was very determined to make homemade pickles in those last few days. This was my first time making homemade pickles. I used the following recipe: How to Make Dill Pickles @… Continue reading Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles


Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

The cherry tomato plant in our garden would be 10 feet tall if we had stakes that high.  What is it about the small tomato plants that makes them grow like crazy?  We grew those small yellow pear shaped tomatoes one year and it was absolutely out of control as well.  Grew up and over… Continue reading Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta


Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise

It's been awhile since I last posted! We are really enjoying our summer and have been busy getting ready for baby #2. I thought I would share a quick post today on what's becoming one of my favorite summer dinners - Salad Niçoise. It's nice and light for hot summer nights and very quick to… Continue reading Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise


Potato Salad & a MIRACLE

Last night I made the best potato salad ever.  This morning something occurred that was nothing short of a miracle.  What do you want first, potato salad or the miracle?  Let's go with the miracle: I FOUND MY RIGHT HAND RING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I still can't believe it.  If you remember, I lost this ring over three… Continue reading Potato Salad & a MIRACLE

Cooking · Garden · Health

Strawberries Are Good For Your Butt

 Last night after my run I went straight to the garden.  I hadn't been out there since before I left town!  The garden was totally soggy since it had been raining all weekend and all the vegetables were muddy.  I spent almost an hour picking strawberries.  Check out this haul: I haven't weighed it yet… Continue reading Strawberries Are Good For Your Butt