In an effort to make my Super Bowl spread a bit more healthy, I have discovered a great cracker topping. You could also use this on crustini. White Bean Tapenade Great on whole-wheat crackers or even toast. INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1/2 teaspoon olive oil 1 (15-oz.) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 2… Continue reading White Bean Tapenade
I have Val Tokarz to thank for turning me on to Clean Eating and, consequently, sending me on a searching frenzy in the magazine section of our local Barnes & Noble. Now, I am hooked on the recipes, if not the concept, of clean eating. Clean eating is the philosophy of eating things as… Continue reading Clean Eating – the Magazine
I cannot remember the last time I celebrated the twins’ birthday with them. They were born 22 years ago last Saturday. Since college started, they have always been away at college for their birthday. This year, my daughter asked if I would bake a birthday cake before they left to go back to their… Continue reading Birthday Cake for the Twins
I realize that I am soon going to enter into that period in my life called empty nest. What an odd term to use for a life that is suddenly free of putting the kids and their activities and “obligations” before your own. I knew I was getting older when, last summer, my oldest… Continue reading What Makes You Think You Are Old?
Okay, so I am really making plans for the impending snowstorm when what to my wondering eyes should appear in my inbox but a SwimSuit email. Yes, it is that time of the year. I have a new body and plan on showing it off in a new swim suit that fits. It is not… Continue reading That Time of Year
Surprise! Surprise! The NCAA thinks it is just like big time professional sports and has an annual meeting to discuss rules and changes to said rules. If you have ever gone through the NCAA recruiting manual, I am amazed there are not more violations. It is like reading a state report but much more dry… Continue reading NCAA Recruiting Rules Change
I love to go to swim meets that are not at Maine-Endwell. You see, my son is a diver, not a swimmer. He does occasionally swim exhibition heats but he does not swim much. He dives. So why do I dislike going to home meets? Maine-Endwell does not currently have a diving board for diving during swim meets. When my… Continue reading Diving at Oneonta