Quick and Easy Fettuccini Alfredo

All plated with chicken, broccoli, and garlic bread
Looking for a really nice dish to impress somebody? How about Fettuccini Alfredo? This is a great recipe because you can knock out a nice fancy dinner in 30 to 45 minutes, but it tastes like you slaved for hours in the kitchen preparing it.  Perfect for when in-laws are coming over, bosses, or if […]
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Why Kids Ruin Valentine’s Day

The Valentine's Day Card that Dashing Son made for his mom.
Remember those carefree days when you were childless? How about before you and your partner got married?  Now, if you don’t have kids and aren’t in a relationship, this post may just scare you away from both.  But in those BC (Before Children) days, Valentine’s Day was usually a day of romance.  Now, depending on […]
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30 minute Easy Mexican Pasta

When it is all done cooking.
The other day we were trying to figure out what to have for dinner.  We wanted something Mexican, but the Dashing Son wanted pasta.  So I figured I could combine the two, and came up with this recipe for, ta-da, Mexican Pasta.  It takes about 30 minutes total to get everything ready, and it makes a […]
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Prevention of minor running injuries

One of the things you will hear from your non-running friends and coworkers is, “Why are you running so much? You know you are going to destroy your knees.” Actually, after a year of running, my knee pain went away. While you can get knee injuries, there are a plethora of other things that can […]
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Death and Do-overs

Cancer sucks.
Last week I attended the funeral of a dear friend of mine.  He was the father of my best friend, a friend that I met in Lamaze class when we were both still in the womb.  So, he was more like a third dad to me. (My parents divorced and my step dad is awesome). […]
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