Vinyl Haul: Wuxtry Records – Athens

There’s something about the experience of playing a vinyl record that keeps me coming back for more. They have long outlasted 8-tracks, CDs, cassettes and who knows what else. Some of my best dance parties have been at my house blaring old James Brown, Chaka Khan and Paula Abdul vinyls. Recently while in Athens we…… Continue reading Vinyl Haul: Wuxtry Records – Athens


RAKS are the BEST!

Anne Herbert is said to have coined the phrase in 1982 or 1983 on a placemat at Sausalito restaurant.  She wrote “Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty” and has been inspiring others ever since. Random Acts of Kindess or (RAKS) are totally unexpected and refreshing in our ‘every man for himself’ culture. If…… Continue reading RAKS are the BEST!


Meal Planning – What we’re eating August 24-31

Here’s what we are eating for the week of August 24-31. We really enjoyed the Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps and the Tuscan Style Tuna Sandwich recipes last week and decided to repeat it.  We also discovered Lima Bean Hummus yesterday at Whole Foods and Steven loves it so he will be eating that this week.…… Continue reading Meal Planning – What we’re eating August 24-31


Salmon with Roasted Vegetables & Quinoa

This baked salmon recipe packs a lot of flavor into one dish. The key is in the dressing at the end. It really brings it all together. I was also surprised how quick and easy it was to make – just a little over 45 minutes. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 small or 1 large delicata squash…… Continue reading Salmon with Roasted Vegetables & Quinoa


Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad

If you’re looking to change up your typical tuna salad sandwich this Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad recipe from Eating Well Magazine is delicious. Light and mayo-free it is perfect paired with pita bread and a side of hummus with celery sticks! Enjoy! Makes: 4 servings, 1 cup each INGREDIENTS 2 6-ounce cans chunk light tuna, drained (see…… Continue reading Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad


Turkey Taco Lettuce Bites

Straight from Eating Well Magazine this dinner is for those who love Mexican food but not the calories! Easy and fun to eat, this gluten-free, healthy turkey lettuce wrap recipe has zesty Tex-Mex flavor. Serve the lettuce wraps with tortilla chips and your favorite salsa. Ingredients 2/3 cup brown basmati rice 1 1/3 cups water…… Continue reading Turkey Taco Lettuce Bites


How to store your groceries

Everything you need to know about where and how to store the food in your kitchen. Check out for more info about shelf lives of various foods. Source