Green veggies in a chippy green pot. My happy place. One of many. 🙂
We rescued a 4 week old baby kitty. Oh man, is he the cutest thing. And yes, we had to bottle feed him for a few weeks because he was too little to eat kibble. I was not complaining.
His favorite spot.
He is now almost 12 weeks, and ferocious with his claws. I cannot wait until he gets emasculated… maybe he will calm down some. 😉
Just a peek into our life in case you don’t happen to follow me on instagram. 🙂
She wanted a new look. But now she looks 14. The bonus is that she has 13 beautiful, undefiled inches of hair to donate.
Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa
#chipsandsalsaaremyLIFE I posted on my biz page that 2 cups of your fave jarred salsa, blended with a handful of cilantro and 2 green onions will change your life. It will. Let Pace do the hard part, and you can do the easy part. This would make a darling housewarming/hostess gift with a bag of artisan tortilla chips.
This is my new favorite thing. Note: I find multiple favorite things throughout each of my days, so, you know, there’s that.
Take your favorite chunky jarred salsa. We like Pace Medium around here. You are going to add 2 cups of salsa, 1 handful of fresh cilantro, and 2-3 green onions in your food processor or blender. And blend for 10-20 seconds.
Then you are going to thank me, because you have just re-created a shortcut I found to making restaurant style salsa in seconds. The key here is chunky salsa.. you still want some texture after it has been blended, and if you use a smooth salsa, it will lack the needed heft on your chip, and it will slide right off. You want to maintain a little chunky-ness so the chip has something to hold on to.
Heft and texture. Those are the same reasons I tell my hubs that I stay nice and chunky for him. 😉 Hey, it works for salsa recreations, and it can work for curvy girls too.
Package this up in a pint sized wide mouth jar, add some artisan tortilla chips, and you have a winning dish for a hostess gift, or your next potluck. I’m a chips and salsa for life kind of girl.. hence the heft, but I’m ok with that. 😉
We celebrated 16 years of marriage with chips and salsa, and a cold Coke. Yes, Lord.
Also.. public displays of affection that embarrass our teens? The best.
We then headed off to Vegas for the Celine Dion show. I don’t even have words. It was unreal, and I cried through most of it.
Blurry selfie at the Grand Lux before the show.
Marriage is hard. But fighting for it is so worth it.