Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hotdogs and Horses

“You smell like hotdogs and horses” The sweet words my boyfriend whispered in my ear when I returned home the other night. If I smelled like hotdogs and horses than I must have had an awesome weekend! At work, of course, at my dream job beneath the mint green grand stand of historic Santa Anita …

You Too Can Potty Train a Kitty Cat!

I love my boyfriend because he’s just as wild and crazy as I am, like when he decided that we should toilet train our cats. Who’s the crazy cat lady now?¬†And that’s how I found myself on a Wednesday morning trying to explain to our housekeeper in very limited Spanish not to clean the downstairs …

Grass-fed Beef Sliders with Fried Shallots, Black Forest Bacon and Peppadew Cheddar

After a fifteen mile hike I crave a burger like you would not believe. You don’t know how many hikes have ended with my racing back to the car and speeding down mountain roads, twisting and turning around curves hurrying to the Five Guys Hamburgers forty five minutes down the mountain from the trail head. …