In preparation to run a quarter of the Knoxville Marathon (6.5 miles total) as a member of a 4-person relay team, I have been trying to run several times a week at the Y. Yesterday, our weather was so incredibly and unseasonably warm that I laced up my shoes and decided to hit the… Continue reading Rainy Day Recipe
After much anticipation, Makers Donuts has finally opened their doors and welcomed us donut-hungry Knoxvillians in to enjoy a sweet confection! The owners and masterminds behind Remedy Coffee decided to venture out and also create a place where people can go to enjoy a quality, locally made donut. They have chosen to use… Continue reading Makers Gonna Make…Donuts That Is!
Good Friday morning! So how’s the weather where you’re at? Wednesday we woke up to a beautiful blanket of snow, followed by even more snow. I haven’t seen that great of an accumulation in a long time! Unfortunately, now it’s melted, ugly, and we’re expected to get hit again. We’re all gearing up for round… Continue reading Friday Update
Once Matt introduced me to his scrambler, I’ve been obsessed ever since. I’ve featured a few variations on the blog, and this latest creation I believe is very much worth sharing! For dinner Saturday night, we made Lentil and Bacon Soup using a recipe by Liz of The Lemon Bowl. Instead of cooking it in… Continue reading Put an Egg on It…Or In It
For those mornings when you’re craving something a little sweet, a little salty, and with a whole lotta flava – this oatmeal is for you! You start with a base of old fashioned oats cooked in equal parts milk and water, then you add sliced banana, a sprinkle of dark brown sugar, a drizzle of… Continue reading Maple Brown Sugar Oatmeal with…Bacon
2015 really was such an amazing year. From running a 4k and a 5k, paddle boarding for the first time, walking a 5k with Matt, joining the Y, trying new foods and continuing to evolve my cooking, securing a new job, Matt and I finally moving in together, and last but not least getting engaged… Continue reading The Best is Yet to Come
I am so thankful that I began this blog and had the opportunity to share thoughts, events, recipes, and all things food with others. I’m looking forward to 2016!! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This… Continue reading 2015 in review
Instead of the usual sweet marshmallow-topped sweet potato casserole, we decided to go with a savory dish. We both absolutely loved it! It’s very simple to make, which is another plus. Unfortunately, I did not take good photos while making the dish, so I apologize for that. I hope this sounds unique and delicious to… Continue reading Curry-Coconut Mashed Sweet Potatoes
I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! Mine was absolutely incredible! Christmas Eve outfit complete with my new owl rain boots from my aunt! Matt kept the biggest secret from me! Mason usually wakes us up by nibbling on us and purring. On Christmas morning, Matt loosely tied a note around his neck… Continue reading Christmas 2015, Complete with the Best Proposal Ever!
Earlier this fall, Remedy Coffee, which was established in 2009, announced that they were moving to a new location at 800 Tyson Street. While I was sad to see them leave their cafe in the Old City, I was very excited to see what new direction they would take. Friday was their grand opening, and… Continue reading Remedy Coffee // Coffee & Conversation