A blog by ordinary people about living an extraordinary life

The Great Easter Bakeoff

Two dozen eggs, 6 sticks of butter, 2 pounds of confectionary sugar, flour, lemons, thyme, strawberries, chocolate and vanilla bean.  Oh, and a bag of Cadbury Mini Eggs!  These are … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Menu Variety: Keep it fresh, keep it interesting

We all go through it.  Preparing dinner 4, 5, 6, 7 nights a week eventually leads us to becoming bored.  We feel like we are preparing the same meals over … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

My P90X3 experience: Doing my best

Since Christmas I had been looking forward to starting P90X3, but I was still in the middle of my 100 day of yoga challenge.  Well, the challenge ended about 5 … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

You can’t make lentil soup without lentils

If you have been checking in to my blog regularly you know that for most recipes I have to modify because I do not have one or more ingredients.  Often … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

12 reasons March will be more delicious than February

The calendar just turned the page to March.  I think that I speak for pretty much everyone when I say I am very grateful to see February leave us.  After … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Step out of your comfort zone

Too often we get stuck in a routine.  We wake up at the same time every day.  We sit in the same seat on the train.  We do the same … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reflections on the past 100 or so days

Last Friday marked the final day of my 100 days of yoga challenge.  While I was not able to perfect my scorpion pose just yet, I learned a lot about … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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