• The Outback – Our New Home

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    On August 24, 2016, Brian and I set out for our next adventure. After a couple years of talking about it, planning and making it happened. It was finally here.  The lease ended, our belongings were stored and we were off in our […]

  • Roasted Shrimp with Spicy Cocktail Sauce

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    Roasted Shrimp with Spicy Cocktail Sauce is a light twist on a classic shrimp cocktail recipe. Simply roast shrimp tossed in olive oil, fresh minced garlic, sea salt and freshly ground pepper dipped in a sriracha and horseradish spicy sauce and served […]

  • Four Days in Durango Part-One

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    I took off for Durango around noon on Friday, October 9th. It was a beautiful Fall day — sunny, warm and blue skies and only a six hour drive ahead of me. I thought about camping while I was there, […]

  • Crazy Horse Memorial

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    This past weekend I went on my second solo camping trip to Custer State Park in South Dakota. Boy, did I pack it in. One memorial, one national monument, one national park and one dig site (fossils), plus exploring the […]

  • Grilled Tilapia with Veggies in a Foil Packets

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    Grilled tilapia with veggies in a foil packet is an easy and healthy summer meal. The foil packets makes the tilapia tender and have incredible seasoned tasted along with the wonderful flavor of fresh tomatoes, zucchini, red onion and lemon. I made […]

Sausage Kale Potato Soup

Sausage, Kale + Potato Soup

Sausage, Kale and Potato Soup recipe is a copycat of my favorite Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana soup. This recipe is actually very simple to make. A little prep work and add a few ingredients at the end – easy peasy! […]

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Hiking, Biking and A Little Casting

The views at Flaming Gorge are gorgeous. Rain or shine. Everything about Flaming Gorge was exciting. Starting the new chapter in my life may have had something to do with it. I took the week off work to ease into […]

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First Stop – Flaming Gorge

First stop – Pine Forest RV Park at Flaming Gorge Resort located in Northeast Utah near the Green River. It was a rainy start to our trip, but the weather turned out to be alright as we made our way […]

Gluten Free Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits can be whipped up in a snap for any meal by using your favorite gluten-free flour, buttermilk and melted butter. I love drop biscuits! You can make them as big or small as you need. They are […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Rollups

Pumpkin Pie Rollups

  Pumpkin Pie Rollup Recipe is a twist on the traditional pumpkin pie made with gluten-free crepes, pumpkin, cream cheese and pie spices topped with whipped cream and cinnamon. Light and creamy with a taste of Fall! I saw this recipe using flour […]

Cheesy Zucchini Ham Quinoa Bits

Cheesy Zucchini + Ham Quinoa Bites

Cheesy Zucchini + Ham Quinoa Bites are made from whole grain quinoa, shredded zucchini, diced ham, seasonings and shredded cheddar and Parmesan cheese. Yumms! Did I mention these are a snap to make? Throw everything in a bowl, mix well, […]

Everything Bagel Spiced Hummus

Everything Bagel Spiced Hummus

Everything Bagel Spiced Hummus is a perfect snack or appetizer made with garbanzo beans, fresh lemon juice and seasonings topped with the spices of an everything bagel, dried onion and garlic, poppy seeds and sesame seeds drizzled with a little extra virgin olive oil. Serve […]

Crunchies Freeze-Dried Fruit

Crunchies Freeze-Dried Fruit Review

Crunchies® Freeze-Dried Fruit Review “Let’s Get Real” is the new motto for Crunchies line of freeze-dried fruit that uses one simple ingredient -fresh fruit. Each freeze-dried fruit package was full with whole pieces of fruit with little crumbs and broken pieces. Each […]

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Walnut Cookies

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Walnut Cookies take two! I made a version of these before the holidays and OH so tasty, but spread very thin when they baked. I wanted to use the MELT® Organic Buttery Sticks, so I thought I would give […]

Easy Gluten-Free Baked Breaded Shrimp

Easy Gluten-Free Baked Breaded Shrimp

Easy Gluten-Free Baked Breaded Shrimp is a perfect appetizer for any party or quick dinner when served with pasta and sauce. You might want to remove the tails for this dish. I was content simply dipping them into cocktail sauce and […]