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Wednesday, November 27, 201311/27/2013

Yes, I can judge a good cocktail! It’s Cocktail Wars!

So a few months ago I had a great opportunity to be a judge for Dishcrawl’s Battle Dish Des Moines.…


Friday, October 25, 201310/25/2013

What can you do for Halloween?

First of all I have to give props to my amazing Mother-In-Law, who outdid herself with Rhiannon’s costume this year.…

Ashley's design

Thursday, October 24, 201310/24/2013

We all get by with a little help from our friends.

A story appeared this week in the paper about a boy who is battling cancer. It was very moving. You…


Monday, October 14, 201310/14/2013

How is that weekend over already?

I am starting by saying I am pretty sure I’m getting a cold from being so run down. I was…


Thursday, October 10, 201310/10/2013

Support the next generation of chefs in Des Moines!

I’ve enjoyed several amazing dishes at BOS over the last few weeks. Chef John Andres was a contestant with Battledish…


Tuesday, October 8, 201310/08/2013

Everybody loves the circus!

One of my favorite memories as a child was getting to go to the circus. In was in Deadwood, South…


Monday, October 7, 201310/07/2013

Dishcrawl–what you missed and why you shouldn’t ever miss it again!

Have you heard of Dishcrawl Des Moines? I had heard of it, but one of our listeners gave me more…

Rhi lost her first tooth!

Thursday, October 3, 201310/03/2013

What does your Tooth Fairy leave?

Rhiannon is 5. She has been anxious to loose her baby teeth for about a year now. She’s asked the…

food at BOS

Thursday, September 26, 201309/26/2013

It was a wild night!

Last night was the big Dishcrawl Battledish Preview at BOS. I had several friends join me, including Woz, coworkers Trista…

Karess rock n run

Thursday, September 19, 201309/19/2013

Being healthy, a 5K and some I get to judge some food!

I blogged this week about finishing a cleanse. Well since then I have continued my ‘healthy eating’ and thrown in…