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Cheesy Polenta with Garlicky Spinach & Runny Egg

Hello blog buddies, 2015 has already been such a busy year!  It’s amazing how little the weather affects life here in Colorado.  When there is snow, the people will play!  When it’s warm and the sun is shining, which is almost every day, Coloradans are outside and enjoying the outdoors.  I love being surrounded by people and places that are…

Dream Dinner Destination

Imagine a dreamscape… I have always been drawn to travel-heavy careers. To have the ability to fly to a new location and experience new people, new cultures, new sights, sounds and tastes AND get paid for it would be an absolute dream come true. It’s an adventure, and sometimes adventures have consequences. Including security lines, bag checks, and delayed flights. Reality…

Our Latest Addition

Meet Benny (well, her full name is Crazy Orange Curly Lola Bennigan, but we call her Benny for short).  She is our rescue kitty, delivered to our door step. Allow me to explain. One morning I woke up to a text saying, “Is that cat still outside?”  Half-awake and bewildered, I opened the front door and faced the bitter cold to find an…

Pumpkin Cookies with Chai Tea Icing

Baby it’s cold outside!  Denver’s forecasted high is 2 degrees today.  I am so thankful to Santa for bringing us a heated blanket.  I know we (and our kitty) appreciate the warmth on these bitter cold nights. The holidays are typically a time of reflection for me.  I think about what I have accomplished (or didn’t accomplish) during these last 12…