Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy, healthy and room for lots of adaptions, here is my version of an old Cooking Light recipe for Chicken Tortilla Soup. DF Barb let me know that Saturday’s post didn’t have a recipe link for the chicken tortilla soup, so I thought I would type that up quickly and post here. It’s based on […]

Costco Rotisserie Chicken – Four Meals

Are you one who lines up in Costco’s butcher shop waiting for the delivery of hot, fresh rotisserie chicken?  Well, if you are (like we are) here is what I did with the recent purchase of a Costco rotisserie chicken.  I made four meals! Why Costco Chicken? Frankly, I don’t love chicken and I love […]

Five Favorite Crockpot Meals

No matter what your busy holiday season may look like, you may still want a hot home-cooked meal with little fuss and healthful ingredients.  So I’m sharing my five favorite crockpot meals and hope to inspire you treat yourself well. My kitchen countertops are often sporting a crockpot full of something.  It’s probably my number […]

New Windows

This year our big project is window replacement.  And oh, boy, it is more expensive than last year’s roof! But, it only took two days so a lot less stress. We used Window World and so far, so good!  And window world aptly describes the conditions we’ve lived in this week. The sales person was […]

Mid-Week Retreat

We were fortunate enough to get away for a couple of days mid-week last week to visit Kohl’s Ranch in Payson, Arizona.  We visited there last summer and had such a wonderful time we went back.  This year we went with DFs Evon and Barb and Stu.  Our rooms all lined up facing the pool […]

A Little History from the American West

Sometimes my little brain makes some crazy connections.  So, here we go, and please stick with me – I promise to wrap this all together at some point. I am taking a R.I.P.P.E.D. exercise class which is new at our gym (big shout out to Kelly, our fantastic instructor!)  RIPPED is a crazy acronym for […]