Part of my daily 45+ minute walk with Doctor is listening to a podcast. It’s something that makes the time go faster while being entertained and/or educated. Podcasts in my rotation include Radiolab, NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour, The Splendid Table, The Sporkful, Nerd for a Living, Forever 35, BJ Shea’s Geek Nation and just recently... Continue Reading →
Longtime readers might know our family doesn’t eat turkey on Thanksgiving. I’ve slipped a few years giving way to baking a bird but still feel the dissatisfaction of dealing with the bones and rest of the remains. But my weekly trip to Trader Joe’s revealed a new holiday item: Turkey & Stuffing En Croute. I’m... Continue Reading →
Another day, another trip to Trader Joe's — also known as one of my favorite ways to break up my day. This trip happened after one of my intensive workouts — a necessity with my eating schedule. Since Trader Joe's is on the way home, it only makes sense to combine the trip to the... Continue Reading →
What’s the best way to break up a workday? Go shopping when everyone else is at work! As much as I complain about staying at home, there are a lot of advantages. Along with wearing PJs until 10 AM, going to the gym midday, not using an alarm clock and the freedom to make my... Continue Reading →
This song was running through my head as I was doing my bi-weekly run to Trader Joe's this morning. The song would be even more true if it had a line how people run into you as they are wandering the aisles.Song originally seen on Slashfood.com.
Last month, Darlene ordered two dozen cannelés from Williams-Sonoma. We'd never had them before, as they seemed to be a luxurious, decadent treat only available online or in European pastry shoppes.FedEx delivered the styrofoam-and-dry-ice package. I took a look at them and couldn't figure out what they were (besides possibly the mutant offspring of a... Continue Reading →
I love Trader Joe's. I started going to Trader Joe's in college, exploring the aisles and discovering new foods. Then when I moved out on my own to a tiny little studio right under the flight path to the airport, I started shopping there almost full time. Today, I still do about 75% of my... Continue Reading →