Posted in July 2012

Dad Dates: Zombie Burger

Dad Dates: Zombie Burger

My dad’s wish came true…we finally went to Zombie Burger. I’ve been a few times since it opened last year, and as much as I love George Formaro’s restaurants and everything he’s about, I was not a ZB fan. Maybe it’s because I don’t like burgers, or maybe it’s because seeing zombies on the wall … Continue reading

High Trestle Trail

High Trestle Trail

Happy Tuesday! Over the weekend, my parents, Max, and I decided to drive out to Woodward and bike the High Trestle Trail. My dad has been wanting to try it out ever since he moved here, and since the weather was absolutely gorgeous on Sunday, we decided to make a day of it. Woodward is … Continue reading

Scallop & Veggie Fettuccine

Scallop & Veggie Fettuccine

So I’ve been craving scallops lately. I didn’t have a recipe in particular that I wanted to use, nor have I ever cooked them on my own before…all I knew was that I wanted to eat me some scallops! The only place I trust for scallops in Des Moines is Gateway Market, so I headed … Continue reading

Friday Funs

Wow, I can’t believe it’s already Friday. Only working two days in a week sure does make it go fast…What a great start to July so far. Our trip to South Dakota was a great time, and it was nice to be home for a relaxing 4th. But the fun doesn’t stop there…my up-and-coming plans … Continue reading

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

Yay for July! It’s officially my birthday month, wahoo! Max and I traveled over the weekend and leading up to the 4th, so we didn’t want to make too crazy of plans after getting home yesterday afternoon. My parents ended up coming over for a low-key dinner, some cards, and fireworks later in the evening. … Continue reading

Panzanella

Panzanella

Panzanella…an Italian salad that’s great for summer AND is perfect to use up some of my fresh garden herbs & veggies! I’ve been wanting to try making this salad for awhile now, and the other night before dinner, I had just enough time to throw it together. However, I don’t think I let my bread … Continue reading