On the way to Mt. Dora…

Road trip! A short one, but full of promise. Mt. Dora is one of Florida’s hidden gems so we’re off for a ride in the country. It’a about two hours away from St. Petersburg but of course it took us longer. Our first stop along the way was a tantalizing produce stand in Okahumpka, precededContinue reading “On the way to Mt. Dora…”

Strip and Shake- Breakfast on the run

Another busy day. To make sure I get my (you guessed it) protein and fat, I beefed up my soy protein shake with frozen strawberries, pecans, and coconut cream. Sprouts brand coconut cream is super creamy. Prepackaged supplements get me out the door on time! Check out Meology at https://pws.shaklee.com/deidre-lines

What’s for dinner-Fried Rice

Remember the chicken tenders and brown rice from the other day, it’s time to rethink another leftover dish. Fried rice is the obvious solution. My Chinese “mother “, a woman I worked with years ago, taught me this technique. First you heat some good quality oil in a wok type skillet. We used to useContinue reading “What’s for dinner-Fried Rice”

Tax prep for seniors

For the past few years my mother has been going to her local library for free tax preparation but this service has become another casualty of the Covid-19 epidemic. She set me the task of finding an alternative and I am pleased to announce that the Gulfport FL Senior Center is offering tax prep byContinue reading “Tax prep for seniors”

A lazy Sunday afternoon in Paris

We just discovered a fun streaming channel with live hosts. The ones we’ve seen so far have been walking tours of interesting parts of Paris, a walk down the Seine toward the Eiffel tower and a walk around the Isle de Louis in the Seine. It was evening in Paris and a light snow wasContinue reading “A lazy Sunday afternoon in Paris”

What’s for dinner-Spaghetti squash

Another simple quick meal made easier that the squash was roasted earlier. I browned some vegan Italian sausage in olive oil and added Whole Foods brand Italian spaghetti sauce with a bit of fresh tomato. A simple salad with lots of avocado makes it complete. Pop quiz: what are my must have elements? You areContinue reading “What’s for dinner-Spaghetti squash”