Cucumber Quinoa Spinach Salad and Lake George Vacation

Salads are a great way to recover from a food coma. Last weekend was our annual vacation to Lake George, NY with my family.   My family and I used to go when I was kid and now we’ve made it a tradition to go once a year as adults with everyone’s families.  We eat, swim (or in my case lay out by the pool), shop, and eat some more.  It is great to get away from reality and relax.  No agenda.  No calorie counting. Every year I bring a variety of homemade goodies, which always includes cookies of some sort like these …

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National Parks and Canyons Vacation

Yo, yo, yo!  I’m back from vacation.  Did you miss me?  My husband and I went on a road trip out west to visit some of the national parks and canyons.  When I say road trip, I mean we did a lot of driving… 1,923 miles to be exact.  We had an amazing time and of course I’m sharing what we did.  This was a lot like our other road trips except we had to fly to the starting point this time.  It worked out way better than driving to the starting point. We flew into Las Vegas, Nevada and stayed …

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Turks and Caicos Vacation

I’m back!  Did you miss me?  Or maybe you didn’t even notice that I hadn’t posted in more than a week… I’ll go with you missed me.  😉  My husband and I vacationed eight lovely days at the Seven Stars Resort in Turks & Caicos and we had a blast!  None of these photos have been adjusted, tweaked, modified, or “shopped” in any way.  That’s actually what it looks like down there.  Crazy huh? Before leaving cold CT and heading to sunny Turks & Caicos, I researched the heck out of what we could do there because that’s what I do.  I plan, …

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