I know that it's a terrible title, but really, I didn't do much! Last week was the fourth week that I worked from home, and l think I've settled into the routine pretty well. Some days are better than others when it comes to healthy eating, exercise, and self-care, but for the most part, things … Continue reading A Week of Nothing
Overdue Recap Post
Hello--it's a somewhat mild December Sunday in Chicago, and this is the first recap post I've written in months. As I've mentioned before, I've been having a lot of health issues that seemingly happened overnight. Within the past month, I've found out that I have a 3 cm nodule growing on my thyroid and some … Continue reading Overdue Recap Post
Southwest Corn Salad
I am sad that summer is starting to wind down even though fall is my favorite season. Tomorrow, the new semester of school starts, so I was busy all weekend preparing for the course, but I did have some time to throw this refreshing salad together to bring to my friend's barbecue. It's very easy … Continue reading Southwest Corn Salad
Hello! It's a beautiful night in Chicago - today has taken on the sort of aesthetic I love. It's slightly warm but there's a cool breeze, and the sky is gray and a little dark, but the wind in the trees rustled in a way that the movement of the leaves and the birds made … Continue reading Small Recap
Homemade Potato Salad
When I make any dishes associated with picnics/barbecues/parties, I like to be adventurous and think outside the box, but this Fourth of July, my husband was sick and we didn't end up going to any parties, so I decided to make some more "traditional" dishes so we could still experience some of the fun. I … Continue reading Homemade Potato Salad
Trip to Tacoma/Seattle!
I just got back from a short getaway to Washington, and I already miss the beautiful forests and sparkling ocean! I went with my mom and brother, and we stayed for three days, trying to pack in as much as we could. The trip started with a 4:15 am wake-up time. We got to the … Continue reading Trip to Tacoma/Seattle!
Potato Tacos with Fiesta Sauce
Have you ever had a purple potato? The first time I saw one, I wasn't sure what to think. I thought it would be sweet or maybe taste more like a carrot or beet than a potato. Well, the purple potato has tons of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and fiber, so it's one healthy vegetable! Aldi … Continue reading Potato Tacos with Fiesta Sauce