Alaska Part I: Paul’s Final State

Turn it back almost a year and we were prepping for Paul’s 50th birthday with a trip to Anchorage, Alaska. Then the Rover sitter lost Doctor. Between panicked calls and crying my eyes out, I somehow managed to call Travelocity to tell them about the emergency and because of the travel insurance, I was able... Continue Reading →

Swedish Cinnamon Buns aka Kanelbullar

Since our trip to Sweden last year (more on that later), I’ve had a craving for Swedish cinnamon buns. If you’re like me, you might think they’re like American cinnamon rolls but they are not! The thick coating of cream cheese frosting is missing from the Swedish counterpart. While a cinnamon mixture is rolled up... Continue Reading →

You Can Do It: Poke at Home

It comes as no surprise to me that poke shops are seemingly everywhere. Poke has replaced cupcakes, frozen yogurt and juice bars as today’s on trend foods but with so many poke shops, just how many of them of using quality fish? In the back of my mind, I’m imagining many shops head out to... Continue Reading →

Pantry Clean Out: Blueberry Coffee Cake

Paul’s recent doctor’s appointment was a milestone. The big 5-0. Along getting his vitals in check and blood test for a possible colonoscopy (hey now), Paul was also told to up his antioxidants meaning certain vitamins to his diet and foods as well. I clung onto one word he mentioned: blueberries. Since blueberries are starting... Continue Reading →

2017 Travels: Sweden and Denmark

It’s been a long time since my trip to Denmark and Sweden in the summer of 2017 but I felt it was important to document it for my failing memory. My invitation came from Absolut Elyx, a luxury brand vodka. The trip included a flight to Copenhagen, Denmark and car ride to Sweden where the... Continue Reading →

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