The Evolution of Spaghetti and Meatballs

Dinner is served! Spaghetti with meatballs two ways: vegan and regular. Italian sausage was baked in the oven with the regular meatballs.

This week has flown by. Our son has been visiting, but he heads back to school today. I was happy to be able to send him off with a decent homemade dinner on his last night here. He and I spent some time yesterday morning trying to figure out Continue reading

Welcome to the Dog Days…or is that Daze?

Time to make-your-own taco!

It’s that time: the dog days of summer. Oh, I am feeling it mightily! We have a backyard project that has essentially eaten up our entire summer. What was supposed to be a month-long project turned into two months…actually more as we are at the two month mark today. It looks as if it will end up being closer to three months all in, but two more weeks for sure. I must say, it has been one of our more challenging endeavors. The twenty-twenty hindsight offers would have us handling things quite a bit differently. However, in the long run these three months will look less ‘long’ and we will [or should] end up with a beautiful finished product. Continue reading