$100 Visa Giftcard Giveaway

Who doesn’t want a little extra in their pockets right now?  Get ready for the holiday- or you can just spoil yourself!  It’s time for another great giveaway – this time you could win a $100 Visa Gift Card! Get started on your holiday shopping, spend a day at the spa or tuck it away […]

Spiced Autumn Vegetable Stew with Sour Cream Dumplings


I recently had an opportunity to attend a Hood Meal Makeover cooking class with a few food loving blogger hosted by Hood Sour Cream  We met up at AMG Catering where Chef Alison Grace and Event Coordinator Olivia Savarese showed us how to prepare 3 delicious one pot meals- all using Hood Sour Cream.  We […]

Dear Diabetes- Leave My Eyes Alone


You and I need to come to an understanding.   This weeks long headache of blurred vision needs to end.   I’ve done everything right- I  lowered my blood glucose levels from fasting 320 to fasting 130ish,  I’m eating well, moving more, testing more, educating myself, basically getting this under control . The thing is, I  NEED […]

Diabetic Friendly Blueberry Cheesecake Parfait

diabetic Blueberry cheesecake parfait

I was recently diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.  There were a LOT of changes to be made in my life, including my diet.  At first I was upset thinking about all the things I “couldn’t” have, but  then I started thinking of it as a challenge!  I love to cook, and I decided to make […]

Diabetes Diaries


Yesterday I found out I have Type 2 Diabetes.  I was pretty pissed off. In fact, I was a mess of emotions.  I was sad, mad, frustrated, scared and annoyed.  What I wasn’t, really, was  surprised.  You see, many of my female relatives have had Diabetes. I’ve learned a lot about Diabetes from my Dad, […]

Keep Moving Forward


Have you ever been so overwhelmed by everything you need to get done that all you can do it sit down and do NOTHING on your list, like read Facebook for 2-3 hours and then think DAMN, jump up and do things like crazy for an hour then exhaust yourself? When you feel as if […]