Friendship Weekly Challenge #3: Let Go of An “Anchor”

The best part about friends are that, unlike relatives, difficult bosses, annoying co-workers, or bad neighbors, they are the people you CHOOSE to have in your life. Your friends are people who are supposed to have your back, tell you when you’re doing something counter-productive, and bring out the best in you. They are meant [...] Go to Post




Friendship Weekly Challenge #2: Send Snail Mail

Just because technology has changed and people don’t send out letters anymore (except for bills, invitations and thank you/holiday/birthday cards) doesn’t mean receiving the act of receiving a letter in the mail has lost a spark! When’s the last time you received a letter correspondence from a friend? This week, do something special. Write a [...] Go to Post




Friendship Weekly Challenge #1: Catch Up With Calls/Messages

With so much going on in today’s world, and so many distractions, it’s so easy to tell a friend “I’ll call you right back”, and then completely forget about it. How many friendships have you strained because you have yet to call someone back? Well, the people procrastination ends now! Write a list of all [...] Go to Post




Recipes from around the web: Super Simple Salmon

Last night we were in the mood for salmon other than our usual go-to Succulent Salmon (Moroccan Salmon) recipe. So we were browsing our go-to site, AllRecipes.com, and found this terrific gem:  http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Super-Simple-Salmon/ It took about five minutes (if that long) to throw the three spice ingredients together (hey, I’m slow!), but I was amazed how accurate the [...] Go to Post




RECIPE: Pink ‘n White (Watermelon & Feta) Salad

These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** If you like sweet and salty, this is a new salad for you! Some experiments don’t work. Pickles and ice cream, for [...] Go to Post




Exercise Weekly Challenge #4: WALK, Don’t Drive!

I was born into a family that enjoys walking. I mean, REALLY enjoys walking. In fact, although we live far enough from grocery stores to justify taking a car, they mostly walk anyway to do a lot of errands. In contrast, most people in L.A. completely forget that walking is an option, even if the [...] Go to Post




Recipes from around the web: Spicy Chicken Breasts

Sometimes the same ol’ chicken just doesn’t cut it, and you’ll need to spice it up! Jesse and I discovered this spicy chicken recipe on AllRecipes.com:  http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Spicy-Chicken-Breasts/Detail.aspx The spice mixture makes plenty for a few batches, so we usually put the remaining spices in a container to use for future cooking endeavors. Instead of grilling [...] Go to Post




RECIPE: Strapple Crumble

These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** This dish is a healthier variation of a popular one that includes cranberries and margarine (instead of the strawberries, applesauce and oil).  [...] Go to Post




Exercise Weekly Challenge #3: Right on Schedule!

Life it tends to get busy. Lets face it, how many times do you come back from a hard day and say “I guess I should go to the gym but… maybe I’ll just wait till tomorrow.” Instead of making the gym the extra thing to do if time permits it, look at your weekly [...] Go to Post




Recipe from around the web: Oven Roasted Asparagus

Here is another beloved dish that Jesse and I often make from AllRecipes.com:  http://allrecipes.com/recipe/oven-roasted-asparagus/detail.aspx Not only is it easy and quick, but you have to be quick to take some for yourself – this dish tends to go almost as soon as it’s brought out to the table.  To think of all the time I [...] Go to Post