Sports and snacks

  I have a high schooler involved in sports and always on the go.   High school students involved in extra activities get up VERY early and have a very hectiic schedule. My daughter sometimes has practice at 5:30am before school and then again right after school.   It’s not unusual for her to be…

Read More

Grilled Gourmet Sammys

Created some grilled cheese works of art this weekend. So good it would be illegal not to share.   Used sliced italian sliced bread for both sandwiches. 1st grilled sammy: Have some chicken salad on hand that needs to be eaten up? Chicken salad (your recipe or whatever you have on hand) Fresh mozzarella Fresh basil…

Read More

Geneva State Park- Campground Reviews

I LOVE the upper Ohio, Cleveland area!!  It’s so beautiful. The lake is amazing. It’s like an ocean with no salt and no sharks.  And I love camping.  So combining both loves is amazing. This was our first time at Geneva State Park.I can imagine that we will return. Not so much because the camping was…

Read More

All things potato!

We’re a potato family; we have some form of potatoes with dinner, at least a few nights a week.  And for my hubby, he insists on “real” potatoes. No flakes in a box in this house. But don’t we all get tired of going from mashed to baked? Here are just a few simple ways…

Read More

Grilled Gourmet Blog 2 of 2

I hope you were able to read the last post (under the yummies catogory) There, we talked about all the ingredients to experiment with grilled gourmets. For this blog, we’re going to talk about mixing those ingredients and coming up with some amazing combinations. Let’s start with some simple combinations: Grilled turkey and swiss Turkey (I suggest…

Read More

Grilled Gourmet Blog 1 of 2

Like everyone else, I am totally addicted to the food channels; learning how to mix sweet and savory, trying new flavors and just basically figuring how to combine flavors and foods to go from “eh, it’s a meal” to “OMG, that’s surreal!”     My new experiments are with grilled sammys.  I love trying all kinds of combinations…

Read More