The Book of Love

Posting a song which I find appropriate with Valentine’s Day creeping up on us. It’s The Airborne Toxic Event’s cover of the Magnetic Fields’ The Book of Love. Great song originally! But the ATE does it right. I’ve snagged the lyrics and embedded a link below to their video, start it at 1:10. The link … More The Book of Love


I often reference my Mother, the Sicilian Goddess of the kitchen, because she really is an amazing cook.  Really I should get her an apron with that personalized.  Her meatballs are savory, bite-sized portions of perfection. One thing my Mom taught me about her meatballs, which is something she learned from my Nonna, is that they are not … More Polpette


Beef Chili 2.5 pounds ground beef 1 15 oz can white beans, drained and rinsed 2 28 oz can tomato sauce 1/2 cup of room temperature water 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 large red pepper, chopped 1 cup chopped carrots ¼ cup chile powder ¼ cup paprika 3 tablespoons ground … More Chili

I’m alive

What an insane few days with this flu. Yesterday was the worst of it with sleeping the entire day away. Tossed, turned, and was a complete sweaty mess. I hope this is over. Still feel horrible. The fever hasn’t ended yet, but way better than yesterday. The body and joint aches are the worst. Last … More I’m alive

The Flu. Sucks.

Today I spent it in bed. Haven’t gotten out of this cotton pillow palace for much. I think I am making an indent in the mattress! Sounds more fun than it is. Believe me. I am a heated, sick, coughing mess. Nyquil has lent me the rest I desperately needed from last night at 8:30pm. … More The Flu. Sucks.

So You Say.

Remember my post about my journey in self discovery? It is a life long journey, and trying my best to stay focused. 2013 is throwing me curve balls, but I refuse to let them be a true obstacle. This week I got back into my gym schedule; kept my promise to be accountable by checking … More So You Say.