Summertime Shake

Summer is quickly approaching and the warmer weather always makes me want ice cream. In any form really, but I love a good creamy milkshake the best. My favorite summertime fast food stop is Chick-Fil-A. Not for the sandwich but the grilled nuggets and their creamy frozen lemonade. I came across my magic bullet a…

Healthy Eating Lifestyle

For the past several years I have made an effort to change my eating lifestyle. I have been through two programs; both times losing almost sixty pounds. In both instances, once I tried to break free from the program, the weight came back on. Age, hormones and heredity are my foes, then throw in a…

Trip Planning

It’s getting to be that time of year. Busy, busy. I feel like I am out of practice. This week its off to Orlando, then it’s time for a little R & R at the beach. It was a great idea to fit this in before the tourists head down but having to plan for…

My Pretired Life October Sneak Peak

Happy Monday! After my quick trip to Colorado last week, I had a hard time waking up this morning. Scrambling to get ready and grabbing a quick coffee on my way out the door, I literally stopped short in my driveway and took a deep breath; I swear I can smell fall coming and I…

Microhearth Grilled Burger

Here’s a quick burger for you! Cooked on the Microhearth Grill Pan, great for when you don’t really have time to set up the grill. I like to use grass fed beef with a little bit of seasoning mixed in. I used Weber Gourmet Burger Seasoning this time, a little bit of homemade guacamole and…

Home Style Fast Food

What’s the first meal that comes to mind when you think of camping? Throwing burgers on the grill? Maybe some corn on the cob? Watermelon? Don’t forget the s’mores! I for one tend to crave that first grilled burger of the season. And nothing beats the smell of a good cookout! Are you hungry yet?…