Valentine’s Day means many different things to many different people – a sweet day for romance, a sad reminder of being single, a day for protesting commercial America, or just another day on the calendar. For us, Valentine’s Day is the perfect symbol of the harmony between our love, understanding, appreciation, and support for each other. We enjoyed sleeping in before J had to get ready for work one of the busiest (and profitable) days of the year for the restaurant industry. At the beginning of his shift, he sent me a picture of their seating system – 160 tables waiting. It’s amazing to me that J excels under such pressure, but I’m happy being the at-home housewife of a restaurateur, thankyouverymuch.
There are so many services nowadays offering meal delivery – whether it be fully prepared and ready to eat, oven-ready meals, recipes delivered to your inbox, or (new to me) recipes with all necessary ingredients delivered for yours and your family’s enjoyment. These services range in price, quality, and ability to personalize. My coworker introduced me to Blue Apron – a recipe/ingredient delivery service that encourages plant-based eating while bonding with loved ones over cooking a healthy meal. This sweet coworker of mine offered to send me a free delivery since she has been such a loyal customer, so of course I said yes! The idea of having meals planned out, shopped for, and ready to go in my fridge is almost as good as them being delivered hot at my door. I do enjoy cooking, so this unique opportunity was right up my alley. Continue reading “Recipes delivered to your door”
Do you know someone who has Celiac? Ever been curious about the gluten free diet? I have become somewhat of a spokesperson for the disease and the importance of people knowing the seriousness of what someone with the disease goes through. Trust me, it’s more than a fad.
There are a few things in this world that annoy me. Okay, maybe more than a few. I’m a little OCD and tend to be overly compassionate and politically correct (which I don’t always think is a bad thing). Why can’t people just be aware of what they are doing and saying? It’s time to get these things out of my mind…
My husband and I recently found ourselves on our first big marriage adventure. He was offered a position as part of the management staff at a brand new Cheesecake Factory location. Out of state. We were both thrilled that he was approached by a company he had never worked for, but had heard a lot about his work ethic, dedication, and drive to succeed thanks to his wonderful brother-in-law, a Cheesecake Factory veteran.