“All About Chocolate”, a book and chocolate

My 3rd grader somehow managed to take me into his reading class and into “All About Chocolate”, the book. The task: Complete the book review and bring a chocolate treat to share. 🙂 Last week was my busiest week, but somehow my kid kept reminding me to make sure we had something with chocolate for his class. He already knew…

Christmas in the Rockies. Local Diners on US 285.

Looking for local diners and comfort food meals as you travel this holiday season? Make a local diner part of your Colorado Rockies highway adventure. We went through US 285 Colorado highway and had lunch at Aspen Park’s DW’s 285 Diner. We ordered the Tuna on Rye and their famous Club sandwich for authentic home-made flavors. The kids…

Healthy Snacks (Part 1 of 3)

Fruits make healthy, affordable snacks. We’ll pick on strawberries in this post. 🙂 Strawberries and fruits are a good alternative to fatty prepackaged snack options. A word about fat and fatty snacks… Our bodies are programmed to store fat, to equip us with a means to respond to hardship (famine, winter, severe illness, etc.) Body…