May 2009

Happy Friday to you!  The day is almost here.  The big move takes place tomorrow morning at 9:00am.  Are we done and ready for the movers?  That would be a big fat no.  Have I cooked anything exciting in the last couple of days…. NO!  But that is life and there is not a whole [...]


Fresh Meat: What to look for?

by zesty on May 28, 2009 · 9 comments


It is Thursday already which means I now really have 2 days to cram in 6 days worth of work.  Oh dear – this is not going to be pretty.   I have been asked a few times whether it be family and friends or even readers about what to look for when buying fresh [...]


So as you know I pretty much packed the entire kitchen including pots, pans, spatulas etc so I decided to haul out the magic bullet and put it to the test.  Bacon Mushroom scrambled eggs using the bullet and the microwave – too easy!  The only thing I had to prep before hand was the [...]


The Power of Cranberries!

by zesty on May 26, 2009 · 18 comments


Happy Tuesday!  As I was eating pizza on Saturday night after taking a break from packing, I tuned into the food network where there was an episode on cranberry harvesting.  I was very intrigued.  I never really payed much attention to the harvesting of cranberries before, I just know that I love to eat them.  [...]


Sick of Packing and a Big Question!

by zesty on May 25, 2009 · 42 comments

Holy Cow!  Did I ever tell you that I hate packing?  Well I hate packing. But I must say we are on the homestretch now and we are within a week of moving out of our place.  With that said, we still have a lot to do and the days seem to be going by [...]


Zesty Giveaway: Blog Makeover

by zesty on May 22, 2009 · 269 comments

You are not going to believe this?  I was sitting down on the couch last night around 9:52 PM thinking of what I could post today to switch things up and keep everyone on their toes – and all of a sudden an idea popped into my head – It is giveaway time!!  But not [...]

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5 Tips for Making a Great Salad

by zesty on May 21, 2009 · 16 comments

I am a big fan of salads but I tend not to eat them enough!  With that being said, I am here enlisting some of my favorite tips for making a great salad.  Some people say that a great salad is all in the dressing – well I am not sure I buy that statement. [...]


Middle of the week is here, can you believe it? It feels like I have been living at warp speed as of late but I am still loving it. I was wondering all day about what to post and then I realized that I had made some killer garlic bread for my simple pasta dish [...]


Pass the Tape!

by zesty on May 19, 2009 · 20 comments

Does anyone love packing?  I must say that I’m not a huge fan but that is what I spent all day Monday doing and it wasn’t all that bad.  I think it helps when you have great help, are very organized and have the drive to get things done.  Yesterday in my mind was a [...]


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