Quinoa Mint Watermelon Salad 🌿🍉

The mint is doing pretty well in the garden. A deer is coming and eating the tops off of the tomato plant, the cucumber plants, and even the sunflower leaves. But the deer (we saw her yesterday and I scolded her just a bit…I do like her to come by, just leave some of the…

that simple salad we had to have again

Here’s our version of Crawford Cookshop’s salad… Spring mix, cut into small pieces + Candied walnuts (chop walnuts, add to pan, add 2T sugar, stir over medium heat until all sugar is melted, cool) + Shaved or grated Parmesan cheese + Simple vinaigrette …equal parts oil and vinegar, a few spoonfuls of powdered sugar, salt…

GREEN SMOOTHIE MANIA!!!! 🌿🥗🥬🍏🍐

I had to ask myself when I started this post…was the point of this whole thing so I could make a fun chart, photograph pretty smoothies, or get healthy?! The answer: all of the above! Plus… It’s also a chronological look at the rise and fall of an American wife’s nail polish HA!! This is…

3 food things…☕️🍦🥬

I love this picture!!! HAHA!!! It’s my life in a nutshell ….the sugar fast book plus ice cream 🙂 First the ice cream. I have to stay away from caffeine because it makes my heart race. Chocolate seems to be ok (!) thank goodness. But a lot of coffee makes me weird and keeps me…

Updates! Father’s Day, Art, Games, and Food😍🥰

Happy Father’s Day (late) to all you Dads out there! It was so nice to have Dad Mincy here for Father’s Day! Granna and Poppop came to stay for a few days We played games….our new favorites are Quiddler (word making card game) and Camera Roll (super fun game where you find photos on your…

Food + Clothes

I’ve mentioned this quiche before, but I have to again because I make it once or twice a week, it’s so good! From Carrie Underwood’s book. Then I found this AMAZING soup!! (More mushrooms!) It is complete comfort in a bowl. I’ve been reading Ruth Reichl’s books through, I think this one is from Tender…

11 days in…An Apple A Day in 2021🍏🍎

An apple a day shouldn’t be too hard! And I almost did it, except when I cheated and took extra pictures some days and now I have 11 pictures of apples on January 11! Inspired by the painting called The Son of Man, you know the one…where the man is standing there in a bowler…