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Recipe: Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese

My family loves this Lobster Mac 'n Cheese recipe. It is adapted from Weight Watchers One Pot Cookbook. It is fairly easy and you can alter some ingredients to adjust the flavor. Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Unsalted Butter 2 Tablespoons Flour 1 can Fire Roasted Tomatoes (2 cans if you like it extra saucy) 1 cup [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:42+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Personal, Recipe|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Grieving Dad: Dragonflies and White Butterflies

While I was browsing through recent Facebook posts, I came across an article from a page I follow, Grieving Dads. He wrote an article about how dragonflies feel like the spirits of the children he had lost. My family and I can definitely relate to this feeling on a few levels. After losing a loved [...]

Stretches To Correct Your Body’s Posture Alignment

While stretching is a key part to any successful workout, there are many stretches you can do to help your body's posture and alignment. I came across a couple of articles that displayed common posture problems and listed the proper stretches to help with the issues. In this article, I'll provide more details and pictures [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:26+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Personal|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Recipe: Latin Fish Soup

We found this recipe on a card at the grocery store and the original version was a stew, which we decided to make into a soup. The whole family loved it. Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients 4 - 4oz Catfish Fillets 1/2 tsp - Crushed Red Pepper Flakes 2 tbsp - [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:46+00:00 January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Personal, Recipe|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Recipe: Frappuccino

- 1 can evaporated milk (regular or low fat) - 1/3 can condensed milk (Eagle Brand Low Fat) - 1/3 cup of warm water with 3 heaping teaspoons of instant coffee dissolved in it - Regular or Decaf - About 3 tablespoons of caramel or chocolate topping (regular or low fat) - Smuckers Fudge Topping [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:56:24+00:00 November 26th, 2013|Categories: Personal, Recipe|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Highs and Lows of 2013

During this time of year, you'll usually see bloggers reflect and look back at the past year and predict what will happen in the upcoming year. This year has been a roller coaster for me and my family and we've experienced our highest highs and our lowest lows, all in 2013. This is my version [...]

In Loving Memory Of Bryan Andrew Russell

This has been the hardest and longest week of my life, and yet, I'm not ready to move on from it. Last Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, I got the most horrific phone call that any parent could get. My son, who was only 6 1/2, passed away in his sleep. I couldn't believe it, I [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:56:27+00:00 November 10th, 2013|Categories: Bryan, Personal|Tags: , , |6 Comments

Recipe: No Bake Eclair Cake

Ingredients: 1 package (1 lb.) graham crackers 2 small french vanilla instant pudding (3.4 ounces each) 3 1/2 cups milk (I used skim) 8 oz. Cool whip Ingredients for the frosting: 3 tablespoons of unsweetened baking cocoa 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 3 tablespoons of butter (room temperature) 3 tablespoons of warm milk Mix above [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:56:43+00:00 July 30th, 2013|Categories: Personal, Recipe|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Recipe: Penne Rosa

Ingredients:-Chicken Breast pieces (as much as you would like, I do about 2)-1 box of Penne noodles-2 TBS Olive Oil-2 TBS Butter-Diced Green Onions (optional)-Minced Garlic (to taste)-2 small cans Tomato Sauce-1 CUP Heavy Whipping Cream-1/2 CUP Grated Parmesan CheeseI cut chicken breasts into small pieces and season it with some Montreal Steak Seasoning, salt [...]

By | 2016-10-16T16:00:40+00:00 December 19th, 2011|Categories: Personal, Recipe|Tags: , , |0 Comments