Lemon Nail Whitening

Lemon Nail Whitening

I use lemons in my kitchen for cooking almost everyday and  I really enjoy half a lemon squeezed into my water.  Needless to say, there are juiced rinds of lemons around almost everyday and it is the best thing that ever happened to my nails.

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Caesar Salad with Pine Nuts

Caesar Salad with Pine Nuts

This recipe is easy to prepare, making it great for weeknight dinners and entertaining alike.  You could add grilled rib-eyes for the perfect steakhouse inspired meal.  Grilled chicken or sweet potatoes also completes the meal with little additional effort, and let’s face it that’s what it’s all about.  More time with friends and family and less mess in the kitchen.

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Sunset in the Mountains

Sunset in the Mountains

These photos were taken of the mountains surrounding Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.  I get mountain fever just seeing these photos.  The sunset glow on Mount Vaught and Stanton is breathtaking.  Can’t you just picture yourself on top of that peak.  Maybe soon, we don’t have a final list of summits for the summer yet.

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Banana Pancakes

Banana Pancakes

Makin’ Banana Pancakes on the weekend or pretend that it’s the weekend, yeah.  These are great for a lazy weekend morning as well easing the Monday morning blues.  I’m not much of a breakfast person during the week but sometimes a little something out of the ordinary in the form of pancakes and espresso is definitely in order.

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Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus is my favorite dinner for two.  Because this recipe is so easy, it makes the perfect at home dinner date.  With Valentine’s day just around the corner, I thought I would share this super simple recipe with you.

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Apple Cheddar Salad

Apple Cheddar Salad

Cheddar and apples is a tough combination to beat.  It was always my favorite childhood snack.  These days I prefer my cheddar and apples over a bowl of greens with creamy dressing and freshly ground black pepper.

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Baby Gift

Baby Gift

Gift giving isn’t always a strong point for me.  I like gifts that are thoughtful and creative, which is something that often eludes me.  However, this time a good friend of mine just had a baby girl and I wanted it to be something homemade for the mother and baby.

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