Easy Cinnamon Rolls

Happy Holidays everyone! My site was down for a few days but everything is back up and fine. I hope you had a wonderful holiday with family and friends! I am off of work until January 3rd – so I am SUPER excited to have so much time off in a row. I don’t have…

Cinnamon-Sugar Cookie squares

I found this recipe from Gilt Taste. The other day they were featuring recipes from Momofuku Milk Bar in New York. If you aren’t familiar with Momofuku milk bar, they are famous for cookies, pies and shakes. I wouldn’t really call this recipe cookie squares because to me they taste more like a coffee cake,…

Homemade kit kat bars

It’s that time of year when I will once again be making my homemade kit kat bars. I think this is at least the 10th year in a row I’ve made them. The recipe actually came off of the back of Almond Bark and I just made it on a whim, and when we all…

5 buck Friday – My week re-cap

I can’t believe it’s Friday already! Another week has flown by. It’s been a great week for me eating wise and exercising wise, so I’m very happy about that. I’ve survived the treats at work – gourmet popcorn, cookies as big as my face, homemade brittle, fudge, leftover sandwiches and chips. I just kept telling…

Biggest Loser recap

Who watched the Biggest Loser last night? It’s always an episode I want to watch when they run the marathon. Last night after 5 months of training ALL the contestants came back to participate. Even if you were an eliminated player if you won the marathon not only were you guaranteed to be in the…

Muir Glen Reserve Tomato Kit – 2011 Give-A-Way!

Last year I was the lucky recipient to be sent a reserve kit basket of 4 cans of Muir Glen’s reserve tomatoes. When they contacted me again this year to ask if I would spread the word, I jumped at the chance. Basically Muir Glen plants a limited number of reserve tomatoes and this year…

It’s official – we’re signed up!

Signed up for what? The Christi Clinic Marathon & Half Marathon, April 28th, 2011! 🙂 Over the summer my husband had mentioned that there was going to be a marathon ON his 50th birthday April 28th, 2012 and that it was at U of I in Champaign (where he went to school as an undergrad…