Posted in March 2013

Dinner Meal Plan for March 30-April 5

Dinner Meal Plan for March 30-April 5

Last Week’s Recap: Dinner Meal Plan for March 23-29: Saturday: Sushi at Yotsuba Sunday: Tex-Mex Calzones with Black Bean Salad Meatless Monday: Spinach Mushroom Enchiladas  <- post coming soon Tuesday: California Shrimp Tacos Wednesday: Sausage Ragu with Creamy Polenta I came home from work early because I was feeling yucky, then the huz brought home … Continue reading

Black Bean Salad & Tex-Mex Calzones

Black Bean Salad & Tex-Mex Calzones

I’ve a lovely pair of dinner recipes for you today, courtesy of my favorite healthy recipe source: Cooking Light! A side and an entrée, which pair together perfectly. Let’s start with the side. Alternatively this makes also makes a great meatless lunch (I can tell you from experience, as that is exactly what I made … Continue reading

Sausage Ragù over Creamy Polenta

Sausage Ragù over Creamy Polenta

It’s no secret I love a quick, homemade meal on a weeknight. Don’t we all? Here’s another to add to my stash. And possibly to your stash, as well. I recommend it. Hot Italian Turkey Sausage has to be one one of my favorite ingredients! It is healthy, lean, and super flavorful! Super quick and … Continue reading

Chili Corn Chip Pie

Chili Corn Chip Pie

Poor “Chili Corn Chip Pie” has been kicked off my weekly menu so many times. Each week I plan out my dinners in advance, but often something will come up one or more nights of the week that causes me to have to change my plan. Often I’ll plan a “wing it” night into the … Continue reading

Vellum Happy Hour and Dinner at Mani Osteria

Vellum Happy Hour and Dinner at Mani Osteria

This past Friday a large crowd of people from my office went to Vellum for Happy Hour. This was my first visit to Vellum! Our party indulged in libations in the lounge area, a space filled with natural light courtesy of the large Main Street-facing windows. Two-story high ceilings covered the lounge, affording a view … Continue reading

Dinner Meal Plan for March 23-29:

Dinner Meal Plan for March 23-29:

Last Week: Dinner Meal Plan for March 16-22: (also known as The Week of Epic Pizza Proportions) Saturday:  We went out to dinner at Alfoccino in in Auburn Hills before the Lindsey Stirling concert and it was bad. Really bad. Not worthy of an individual blog post. My “Fish & Chips” were these three sad, … Continue reading

Mash Whiskey Tasting & La Dolce Vita Dessert

Mash Whiskey Tasting & La Dolce Vita Dessert

You guys, this past week has been such fun! Last Friday and Saturday nights were both date nights with the huz, and we went to a Lindsey Stirling show at the Crofoot Ballroom. On Sunday, Five Cent Femme and I donned our green and engaged in plenty of St. Paddy’s Day revelry. Then, this Wednesday … Continue reading

Scenes from St. Paddy’s Day 2013

Scenes from St. Paddy’s Day 2013

I’m past the days of getting up at the crack of dawn to start out St. Paddy’s Day. Well, actually I was never really down to do that, usually favoring my warm bed for a few more hours while my college housemates stumbled out of the house in the wee hours of the morning. There … Continue reading

Lindsey Stirling at The Crofoot Ballroom

Lindsey Stirling at The Crofoot Ballroom

You guys, Lindsey Stirling is taking over the world! Um, her Youtube station alone has over one quarter of a billion views! That’s KIND OF A BIG DEAL. If you haven’t heard of her, Lindsey Sterling is an incredible dubstep violinist and I highly recommend that you purchase her album immediately. I promise that you … Continue reading

The Last Word

The Last Word

I finally visited The Last Word last month, during the Ann Arbor Art Center’s Annual Artini Martini Crawl 2013. The Last Word’s martini of the evening, “The Understudy,” consisted of Pearl vodka infused with pineapple, gin, cucumber, jalapeño, and ginger beer, and it ended up being the winning cocktail of the event! (Also my favorite.) … Continue reading