Fire at Olney Ale House

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   3:50 PM ON WED DEC 4 2019
When I think of Olney, I think of the Olney Ale House. According to WTOP, a kitchen fire tore through this 100-year old bui…

Prost, Elkridge: German-influenced restaurant …

• HOWARD COUNTY FOOD & RESTAURANTS   12:34 PM ON WED DEC 4 2019
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The Rookery

• BALANCE SALAD   8:28 AM ON WED DEC 4 2019
Last night, my hubby and I visited a unique bird-watching place very close to our home in Venice. The Rookery is a small pa…

Lemon Pistachio Muffins with Lemon Glaze and C…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:49 AM ON WED DEC 4 2019
These Lemon Pistachio Muffins are topped with a sweet lemon glaze and a sprinkle of candied pistachios! The muffins are swe…

Soup Lady or Orchid Whisperer?

• MY SOUP FOR YOU   7:34 PM ON TUE DEC 3 2019
About 18 months ago, I was moved into an office with a very large window. It was obvious what I needed to do. I needed to f…

A Tale of 2 Hazelnuts

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   4:38 PM ON TUE DEC 3 2019
I’m still feeling a bit overwhelmed from the whirlwind weekend. A pub crawl, an all day Christmas tree decorating eve…

Baked Mac and Cheese

• MY SOUP FOR YOU   8:49 PM ON MON DEC 2 2019
Thanksgiving has come and gone and once again, my child has watched and heard about all kinds of epic meals that included o…

4th Annual Columbia Pub Crawl

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   6:22 PM ON SUN DEC 1 2019
On Saturday, November 30th, 2019, we had between 17 and 13 pub crawlers during our 6+ hour day. Below are a few memories.

Beer Reads and Pub Crawl

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   6:13 AM ON SAT NOV 30 2019
Today is the 4th Annual Columbia Pub Crawl. If you are reading this on Saturday between 11:30 AM and 6:00 PM, I’ll be…

Pub Crawl, Frisco Birthday and more

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   11:13 AM ON FRI NOV 29 2019
Thanksgiving was fantastic…but the cleanup seems endless. Now, on this Black Friday, we have much to look forward to….

Thanksgiving 2019

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   3:35 PM ON THU NOV 28 2019
Happy Thanksgiving! A 17-lbs. turkey is bubbling away in the oven after sitting in a brine overnight. We’ll be eating…

Corn Bread Souffle

• BALANCE SALAD   7:12 AM ON THU NOV 28 2019
Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your holiday celebration is filled with family, friends, and fun.Years ago, when my girls were l…

Black Walnut Cookies

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   12:34 PM ON WED NOV 27 2019
It is the day before Thanksgiving and I’m baking cookies.

This is a special occasion. I have not baked cookie…


Cranberry Pitcher Margaritas with a Spiced Sal…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:47 AM ON WED NOV 27 2019
These Cranberry Pitcher Margaritas with Spiced Salty Sugar Rim are a super festive holiday cocktail to make for a crowd! Th…

CHATEAU ├śL

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   5:41 PM ON TUE NOV 26 2019
It was a fun evening with friends over for dinner, a Rare Beer Club tasting and a big Ravens’ win.

Together, …


Brew Burger

• BALANCE SALAD   6:50 AM ON TUE NOV 26 2019
Yes, today is the first day of the 800-gram challenge. But my hubby and I went out for a burger yesterday. We thought we’d …

Wild Rice Salad with Orange Maple Vinaigrette

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:47 AM ON MON NOV 25 2019
This Wild Rice Salad with Orange Maple Vinaigrette is a salad worth serving on Thanksgiving! This salad is hearty, filled t…

Caribou Dubbel

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   6:13 AM ON MON NOV 25 2019
I dug out a Black Bears Home Brewery Caribou Dubbel from the back of my fridge a few days ago. Yum.

Belgian Dubbe…


Let’s Play the 800 Gram Game!

• BALANCE SALAD   6:56 AM ON SUN NOV 24 2019
Do you want to optimize your health through better nutrition? Here’s an easy way! Join me for the 800-gram challenge.What i…

Pumpkin Ale Labeled

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   6:02 AM ON SUN NOV 24 2019
With the help of my kids, we put labels on the Pumpkin Ale bottles.

Child labor laws be damned*, I managed to coer…


Pizza, Hot Pot, Axes, and a Self Service Tap.

• HOWARD COUNTY FOOD & RESTAURANTS   9:53 PM ON THU NOV 21 2019
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Healthier Holidays

• BALANCE SALAD   8:21 AM ON WED NOV 20 2019
Depending on which holidays you celebrate, the season might begin as early as Halloween. For most of us, the festivities st…

Pear Ginger Crisp

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:44 AM ON WED NOV 20 2019
This Pear Ginger Crisp is the most incredible crisp you’ll ever eat – it’s so easy, incredibly flavorful,…

Burger King (re)opening at Columbia Centre Park

• HOWARD COUNTY FOOD & RESTAURANTS   7:17 PM ON TUE NOV 19 2019
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Sand Sculptures

• BALANCE SALAD   8:37 AM ON TUE NOV 19 2019
Yesterday was the final day of the festival on Siesta Beach in Sarasota. My mom wanted to see the sand sculptures so we pic…

Herb Butter Roasted Turkey with White Wine and…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:47 AM ON MON NOV 18 2019
This Herb Butter Roasted Turkey with White Wine and Citrus yields an incredibly flavorful, juicy bird with notes of sage, r…

Fight Off Colds and Flu

• BALANCE SALAD   8:11 AM ON SAT NOV 16 2019
Did you know stress can deplete your stores of zinc? And zinc is vital for protecting your immune system and preventing you…

Historic Elkridge is Getting Updated: Screamin…

• HOWARD COUNTY FOOD & RESTAURANTS   8:38 AM ON THU NOV 14 2019
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Best Exercises for After 50: Part 3

• BALANCE SALAD   8:11 AM ON WED NOV 13 2019
In the first two blogposts of this series, I talked about why walking and bike riding are wonderful ways to keep moving aft…

Vegan Pecan Crumble Baked Apples with Coconut …

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:44 AM ON WED NOV 13 2019
These Vegan Pecan Crumble Baked Apples with Coconut Milk Caramel are the most perfect, easy dessert addition to your Thanks…