• Adventures

    Adventure Planning Close to Home

    What do you do when you want to plan inexpensive adventures in order to explore your new locale? Mr. LoveLiveAdventure and I decided to make a game of it. The Game We begin the game by announcing that we have planned an adventure. The second person goes along with it, no questions asked. The planner is responsible for making any needed arrangements and gathering all needed clothes or supplies. The point is to explore the area and have fun, but not blow the budget. The Adventures We went tubing on a local river for our first adventure and capped it off with a good meal and the best chocolate shake…

  • Food and Cooking,  Reviews

    Adventures with Purple Carrot and Vegan Cooking

    I took a couple of years off from teaching so this was my first summer off in a while. Combine that with exploring the gustatory offerings of our new city and you get a recipe for weight gain. Going back to school requires us to plan our meals better since our downtime is limited. To get a jump start on eating better, I signed up for Purple Carrot for a couple of weeks. Why Purple Carrot? I have had a love-hate relationship with meat for my entire life. As a kid, I didn’t really enjoy it. In fact, I don’t think I really enjoyed eating until my 20s. The past…