“Rise & shine” is kind of tough when it’s the dead of winter and the sun doesn’t come up until 7:30am. I count it as a win if I can manage to get up in time to do a full workout before the sun rises — and a MAJOR win if I get to work early on top of that.
It’s officially summer, so it’s time for barbecues and potlucks and having your hair constantly smell like charcoal (am I the only one who struggles with that?). In my case, my “grill” is an indoor George Foreman, but hey, that’ll do. Continue reading
So I live about 2 minutes away from a Dominos Pizza, and it’s a daily test of my strength. I have to walk by it on my way home from work, and on warm summer nights the entire street smells like delicious cheesy pizza. How horrible is that?
Let’s talk about zoodles. Zoodles are like that quirky girl in high school that everyone made fun of until they realized she was super cool and beautiful and they just were looking at her wrong (okay maybe I just described myself?) What I’m saying is, yes, zoodles are weird. Continue reading
I was born in Los Angeles, and we used to go back to visit our family there about once a year. Among other chain restaurants (including In&Out Burger and Jack In The Box), we always had to stop at El Pollo Loco, a popular fast-food chain that specializes in “flame broiled chicken.” Looking back, I’m not sure why this was on the top of our vacation to-do list every time, considering how big of a local food scene Southern California has…
If I keep telling myself summer is coming soon, maybe this miserable “spring” weather will finally get its s#!+ together…right? In an effort to help summer speed up, I made a potluck-style pesto pasta salad this week to get myself in the summer mindset leading up to Memorial Day Weekend.
“It’s not that I’m not a ‘morning person.’ I love mornings. I’m just not a ‘waking up’ person.” – my unknown soulmate