I am one of those hopeless romantic types. The key word here is hopeless… I love weddings and am proud to say that I watch romantic comedies. All. The. Time. I will listen to this song over and over and over again. I’ll buy myself flowers because what girl doesn’t love getting flowers, even if … Continue reading Maple Fluffernutter Bars
Somehow we’re already firmly into September. I think I must have been asleep for the last week and a half because I totally did not realize it. I’m terribly excited by this because my favorite season has arrived, although it surely does not feel like fall in Arizona. Now I can start eating soup like … Continue reading Triple Chocolate Oreo Brownies
I just spent the last five days in my car (which I affectionately call the White Stallion).
Five long days driving from the hot and dry deserts of Arizona to the humid and lush Tennessee mountains. To say that it was a long drive would be an understatement. But, it was most definitely fun.
I peeked over the border in El Paso, I drove the back roads of Eastern Texas, I ate cajun food in Little Rock, I walked in Memphis, I sang my heart out to country music in Nashville, and then I finally made it home after five months.
And it was glorious.
I love hiking. I love being surrounded by trees and dirt. I love ascending a giant mountain (I use the word “giant” loosely) toward the summit. I love the breezy wind and the silence. I wasn’t always outdoorsy. It wasn’t until around my senior year in high school that I started to go hiking a lot. I … Continue reading Cookie Butter Granola Bars
First off, I just want to say a HUGE thank you to my new blog friend Eric at Health Demystified. Eric was so kind in featuring me in his post Rising Stars in the Health and Fitness Blogosphere: 9 health and fitness bloggers who will entertain, inform, and inspire the world in 2012. Eric’s blog is a wonderful look … Continue reading Creamy Orange Bars