This week I had a little more fun with food again. It's not back at that level with early pandemic when I was cooking sometimes three times a day, but it was a fun week. So, let's jump into it. Thursday (7/1) - Okay, this was a simple night because Katie actually cooked. We just … Continue reading Semi-Quarantined Life Week 66
We did a little traveling this week, which always changes up our normal eating routine. However, we should get some credit that we made a trip to Arkansas that did not include Taco Bell. Seriously folks, I don't know what it is about traveling south, but we always end up at a Taco Bell. I'm … Continue reading Semi-Quarantined Life Week 65
Yep, life is a little more open and about to get even more so. I'll tell ya'll more about that soon. But we are still being cautious. We go to places in person, though not indoor dining yet. But we have the 11-year-old who is not vaccinated, so she still goes pretty much nowhere. We … Continue reading Semi-Quarantined Life…Week 64
My husband is back to working in the office three days a week. This has been going okay, and it often leads to me having at least half a day a week alone in the house. I won't lie, sometimes that is nice. I never got annoyed or bored with having him home all the … Continue reading Semi-Quarantined Life Week 63
Ya'll know I love grocery stores and grocery shopping. The pandemic took that away mostly. I mean, I got to shop online and curbside pick up or have groceries delivered. But that was so limiting. And Asian groceries were the hardest items to find online at the places I could easily order from. So that … Continue reading Asian Food Markets
Ya'll, I did it. I went into Savory Spice. If you've ready many of my blogs, you've heard a lot about this particular shop. Not only do they carry the very best spices, they are amazing people. Pre-pandemic, I was in the shop at least once a week. I swear I was making up a … Continue reading Oh My Beloved Spice Shop!
Well, we are officially living a less quarantined life. We go to grocery stores (not that often), and I've been doing some patio dining (again, not that often), but we are still being cautious. Our 11-year-old is a bit from being able to be vaccinated, so we are still a little protective. But we are … Continue reading Semi-Quarantine Life Week 57
That title alone is anxiety producing. Don't get me wrong, I am excited. I am also very nervous about what life looks like when we can exit the bubble. I mean, we're only going to be doing a partial exit for now because of our youngest daughter, but things are going to change, and it … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 56 – Hopefully Our Last Week of Full Lockdown
As many of you know, my household has been on a pretty tight lockdown since March of 2021. We shifted from going grocery shopping and well, shopping in general, from in-person to either delivery or curbside pick up during the initial state mandated lockdown, and we have just stayed in that mode for more than … Continue reading Grocery Shopping IN PERSON!
I'm a little behind on writing these, so my apologies if I seem to just bomb several posts. I cannot believe we have been doing this for almost a year! Thursday (3/18) - I combined the zucchini pasta and artichoke pasta recipes to create a creamy zucchini and artichoke pasta. It was pretty good, and … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 51