Monthly Archives: September 2010

5th Annual Anna’s Angels 5K Race

Last Sunday I ran the Anna’s Angels 5K.  I was not at all nervous about this race;  in fact, I didn’t even bother signing up in advance.  I was very familiar with the course, which is only about 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Fried Eggplant and Mozzarella Sticks

Last week I had an urge for fried food.  The evil thought was put into my head by my husband who brought up fried eggplant.  While I was grocery shopping there happened to be all these eggplants just piled up … Continue reading

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Crazy Color Hand Knit Knee High Socks: A Work in Progress

This yarn was sitting in the $1.00 bin at the local craft store.  There was no plan or need for it, but it was just too dang cute to leave sitting in the dollar bin.  So, I brought it home … Continue reading

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A Great Beer: Ommegang Rare Vos

A few months back I stumbled upon this on tap at The Flying Saucer in Raleigh. It since has rapidly been moving up my list of favorites, and is currently battling Dogfish Head’s Raison d’Être for number one. The aroma … Continue reading

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First Race: Gail Perkins Memorial Ovarian Cancer Awareness 5k

On Saturday, September 11, 2010 I ran my first race.  It was the Gail Perkins Memorial Ovarian Cancer Awareness 5k in Raleigh.  It was so much fun.  My two good friends, Stephanie and Brandon, ran the race as well as … Continue reading

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Mocha Brownie Bites

Wednesday I went to the store.  After reading a post on The Pioneer Woman’s blog about brownie bites, I wanted to have some brownies ready when my family arrived, but I needed cocoa powder.  I should never be allowed to … Continue reading

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S’mores on a Stick Recipe

Blame my husband for this.  Ever since I over heard him talking about roasting marshmallows two weeks ago, I have not been able to stop thinking about s’mores.  I even went as far as buying the S’mores Goldfish crackers, however … Continue reading

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Assembly of a Bear

The the bear for my niece is complete. My daughter has named him Snuggle Bear, which is a great name for a knitted bear. He is floppy, soft, imperfect, and ideal for snuggling. Here are some photos of Snuggle Bear’s … Continue reading

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Simple Pasta with Asparagus and Mushroom Recipe

This delicious dish takes about 20 minutes to make and is super simple.  To start, put a pot of lightly salted water on medium heat.  While waiting for that to boil, get the rest of your ingredients ready. What you … Continue reading

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