Savory Quinoa Florentine

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Savory Quinoa Florentine is a simple and elegant dish with sautéed tomatoes, caramelized onions, aromatic garlic and wilted spinach. Before I get to my Savory Quinoa Florentine recipe – I’d love to  share a few insights I’ve learned over the journey of life. Make the time to do the important things.  What are the […]

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Camping in Key Largo at John Pennekamp State Park 3

I’m back from my trip to John Pennekamp State Park in Key Largo.  Here are a few of the snapshots from the trip. John Pennekamp state park has lots to do for families – several beaches, a boat ramp, snorkeling, glass bottom boat, aquarium and walking trails. Definitely bring the bikes and […]

We’re back! 2

We’re back from another camping trip – this time to Key Largo!  The weather was perfect – sunny, clear and warm in the 80’s.  Here are some of the snapshots before I get back to my regularly scheduled recipes…..   While you’re here – it’s the perfect time to share […]


Blue Springs State Park

Back from Blue Springs State Park!

We’ve returned once again from another successful camping trip, this time to the beautiful Blue Springs State Park.     I’ve lost track of the number of camping trips I’ve taken my daughter on – I think we’re at number 14.  Her very first was when she was eight weeks […]

Vegan Seven Layer Bean Dip with Cashew Sour Cream 5

Ready for a fiesta? Or maybe just need to feed a crowd? You ‘ll LOVE this vegan seven layer bean dip with cashew sour cream!   Seven Layer Bean Dip with Mila Greetings!  I just got back from our camping trip to St Augustine.  Yes I am crazy and yes, […]

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Camping in Savannah 10

We had an amazing time camping in Savannah last weekend at Skidway State Park. After much searching for the perfect spot..there she is! There are marshes all around the park where my dad collects fiddler crabs to catch fish with. Dad the fiddler crab wrangler. Hi guys! Sure enough, right […]

Girls Weekend! 8

This past weekend marked the second campout with my new camper and the first ladies only trip….me, my mom and my daughter.  It started off a bit iffy…cold, rainy, electrical in the camper not working….but with the help of some park rangers, four to be exact, that came to the […]

Sun Dried Tomato Tofu Sausage with Kale over Whole Wheat Pasta 13

Ready for a delicious, belly-filling camping meal that’s easy to prepare? You’ll love Sun Dried Tomato Tofu Sausage with Kale over Whole Wheat Pasta. Happy Sunday!  I’m back in town and have a recap of my camp out to Crooked River State park and my camping dinner creation.   We arrived Thursday night […]

Sun Dried Tomato Tofu Sausage with Kale over Whole Wheat Pasta

Another quick note. 5

Good morning all!  Just another quick note to let you know what is going on…after getting back from Asheville and unpacking I spent this week repacking the camper for her maiden voyage starting tonight!  This would be why I’ve been posting minimal recipes and will probably take a few more […]

My New Camper! 18

I got my new camper tonight.  It’s not actually new just new to me.  Lemme tell ya the whole story. Sunday, on the way back from our night in St Augustine…..  ….I saw this little beauty on the side of the road at a boat dealership and thought that is […]

Crooked River State Park, GA 1

Here’s a quick recap of my camping trip. Daisy, Mom and Dad’s new rescue pup First wine.  Inexpensive chard.  Refreshing! (I think the name was what got me.) A campground view.  This used to be a road! A little cupcake by the fire. Taking time to stop and smell the […]

Fort McAllister State Park, Georgia Camping Trip-Day 3 Pelican Point 1

Day three began the same as day two…fresh, hot coffee, cheerios topped with skim milk, banana and a dollop of peanut butter.  Fort McAllisterAfter breakfast we were off to take a look at the Fort.  According to their website Fort McAllister is “located on the bank of the Great Ogeechee River south […]

Fort McAllister State Park, Georgia Camping Trip-Day 1 3

Pre-Camping: Let me preface day one of camping with the surprise package that arrived in the mail the day before we left.  A sample of al fresco all natural chicken sausages with a variety I hadn’t tried yet!  Chipotle Chorizo with Mango and Adobo.  How good does that sound?!  I […]