Chicken-and-Pasta Bake with Basil

This week mom and I are busy with doctor appointments and physical therapy. Mom is getting stronger and moving more every day! She got the staples out, set the walker aside and has started using a cane. Her surgeon told her he loves a show off! She is progressing nicely but to her it feels like a …

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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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