The Lonely Coffee Mug

I’m not really a mug hoarder. I open my cupboard in the morning with the intention of finding my favorite coffee mug. It’s never there. As I look through the shelf filled with colorful cups and mugs of various texture and size, I realize, I…

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Cholla Mountain at Lake Pleasant

Arizona has lakes! Before I lived in Arizona, I had no idea there were so many lakes here.  I just never thought of the desert this way. After spending few years here, I realized that there is far more to see and explore than I…

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Liebster Award – January 2018

This took me by surprise. I am truly grateful for this award given to me by  Davi Todd  and to the higher powers of internet and communication. Please take a few minutes to look over her blog, she has some great stuff to share. On to my…

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Apple Pie with Cream Cheese

Print Apple Pie with Cream Cheese This is an absolute must-try! Not only it looks delicious, but according to most recent testers, it was a definite add-on to their dessert menu. Thank you for those who contributed to this recipe post. Photo credits: Jo Zimny, Recipe credit: Diana Rattray Course Dessert…

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How to stay healthy during flu season

I don’t remember last time I had the flu. We are surrounded by strep throat, pneumonia, flu and other germ-carrying humans on daily basis.  Flu or a common cold are both viral infections. People seem to get sick more often either after travelling or after school…

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Burying bodies in the Desert.

Well, now, that I got your attention….. Bad habits. Every morning I wake up, let the dogs outside and pour myself a cup of coffee. This is my time to catch up on emails, read all the nonsense and scandal on my neighborhood social network and plot…

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I caught a burglar…in my sleep

I work hard for my meals. I am bored. The house has been quiet for at least three hours and didn’t even bother to get up and check if anyone was here. The oscillating fan above me is buzzing, and nothing to do. The couch…

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Trailblazing across the desert.

This is the new year and the new you. You can pass through another year, coasting on cruise control, or, you can step out of your comfort zone, trying things you have never done before, and make 2018 as the year that you elevate from…

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