Spaghetti Pomodoro

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Have you ever had one of those days where literally nothing goes your way? Today is that day for me. My day started at 5:40 am (WAY early for me) to do a pretty substantial favor for a family member. I agreed to do this favor based solely on the fact that I could get it done early and it wouldn’t interrupt my work day in any way, shape or form.
In the midst of doing this favor, I completely blew out a tire. Continue reading


Tuna Fish Deviled Eggs

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I learned an interesting lesson this month. I have spent the last 18 months looking forward to certain dates, thinking those specific days would bring “the end” to a particular chapter of my life. Specifically, I was counting the days to a court date that I had looming over my head, a doctors appointment for my ankle that I had to wait 7 months for and a few other things. Continue reading


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There are few things I love as much as coffee. I don’t have an addictive personality, but I actually think I could be borderline addicted to coffee. I drink it every single morning during the work week, and usually on Saturdays as well.

Here’s the funny part: the caffeine has exactly 0 effect on me. None whatsoever. Yet for some reason I need want it every single morning. I have cut it out completely a few times to see if there is any difference, and there really isn’t. I don’t get the 2 o’clock sleepiness, I don’t get the shakes, I don’t get caffeine withdrawal headaches. None of it. So I figured it was perfectly safe to keep having my morning cup of coffee, even if it really does nothing but make me a little happier. Continue reading