Whirlwind Visit To The Iowa State Fair

Jake and I live for the Minnesota State Fair. It’s basically a holiday in my book. I remember how my mom loved going to the fair. While she was in hospice, we’d take her to the fair for quick food trips. As tired as she was, she lit up at the taste of Mouth Trap Cheese […]

From Naturebox to Graze

This is not a sponsored post. We paid for our own Naturebox and Graze subscriptions.  Our four month-long subscription to Naturebox revealed that we like receiving snacks in the mail. Not that this is a surprise or anything. The box we chose cost $20 per month for five bags of snacks which was sufficient for our two-person […]

Not Quite My Mom’s Artichoke Dip

My mom’s artichoke dip made an appearance every Christmas. Her version only contained canned artichoke hearts, mayonnaise, garlic powder, onion powder and parmesan cheese which she baked the dip until bubbly and kept warm on a hot plate. We always ate the dip with water crackers. In fact, artichoke dip-time was the only time we saw […]