Chipotle Sloppy Joes & Slaw

I have been at mom and dad’s for two weeks today, the time has gone by really fast. As I said earlier I am staying an extra week to help. Mom’s recovery from knee replacement is going well and she is improving each day. This happens to be a busy week with two doctors appointments …

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Mindful Eating and Weight Loss

Time for an update regarding weight loss and my Invisalign aligners (invisible braces) for straightening my teeth. I have had the bottom aligner for 18 days. As I said before I have to take it out to eat and then brush and floss before putting the aligner back in. I need to wear the aligner for 21 …

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Cranberry Orange Scones and Basil Shrimp With Feta & Orzo

I have so much to talk about today that it is hard to decide where to start! First I must report that my Mom and I decided I need to stay an extra week to help her and dad until she becomes more mobile. It has just been 8 days since her knee replacement surgery. She …

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A Down Home Favorite In My Home Town

This little Tastee Drive – Inn & Out has been around for many years in Lincoln, NE. When my parents were first married back in 1956- 57 they could afford to go once a month to get a tastee sandwich and onion chips with dip and it was a big treat for them. Mom says the tastee sandwiches …

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Pork Chops with Gravy

Yesterday was a good day to run errands and take Mom to her first physical therapy appointment. Dinner was super easy with this tried and true recipe for pork chops with gravy and mashed potatoes. The recipe calls for 4 pork chops but we had a package of 6 small ones and it worked out just …

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