Posted in October 2012

Meal Planning for the Week of October 13-19

Meal Planning for the Week of October 13-19

Last Week: Dinner Meal Plan for the Week of October 6–October 12 Saturday 10/6: Take out + football = Domino’s Pizza + Denard! Sunday 10/7: Grilled Brats, Broccoli, Homemade Mashed Redskins (plus apples and caramel for dessert) Monday 10/8: Kung Pao Chicken Tacos Tuesday 10/9: Turkey Sausage & Spinach Orecchiette Wednesday 10/10: Butternut Squash Soup … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 8–Tuscany Tour Part I

Europe 2012: Day 8–Tuscany Tour Part I

On our third full day in Florence, the huz and I went on a guided group tour, called The Best of Tuscany Tour, run by the Walkabout tours company. We departed by bus from the local train station at 8:30 in the morning. Our day trip featured a full itinerary, highlighting the best of Tuscany: … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 7–Touring Florence

Europe 2012: Day 7–Touring Florence

You might remember me mentioning that when we traveled from Paris to the Palace of Versailles during our vacation, that the crowds were crazy! Well, when we were in Florence, we went to visit another palace – this time the Palazzo Pitti. In the 15th century, this was a palace for the royal Medici family, … Continue reading

Kung Pao Chicken Tacos

Kung Pao Chicken Tacos

Tonight I break from my trip recap, and instead return you to my regularly scheduled programming – my day to day eats. I just had to post about my kitchen’s latest culinary creation today! Kung Pao Chicken Tacos I originally found these tacos on the Prevention RD blog, and then later saw the recipe in … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Day 6–First Full Day in Florence

Europe 2012: Day 6–First Full Day in Florence

If you’ve been following my Europe recap posts, you might remember that my last post covered our day of traveling from Paris, France to Florence, Italy, and our initial explorations of Florence. This post will cover our first full day in Florence, during which we roughly followed the ‘Florence in 1 Day’ itinerary in the … Continue reading

Europe 2012: Paris Day 4

Europe 2012: Paris Day 4

Our final day in Paris was a bit dreary and drizzly, but it was still a fun day. Hey, we were vacationing in France, how could we possibly complain!? Château Versailles: On a Tuesday morning we took the RER C train from central Paris to Château Versailles. From the Versailles-Rive Gauche station, where we departed … Continue reading