Wondering in the Desert

One Last Post and a Thank You

This month marks 4 years that I have been writing this blog and sharing recipes.  I can’t believe it has been that long.  In fact, I was thinking it was 3 until I went back and looked at the starting date.  Until very recently, I fully intended to continue because this blog has been one
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Butterfly Wonderland

My friend came to visit recently, and I was checking out things we could do while she was here in Arizona.  I found out about a place across town called Butterfly Wonderland so we decided to check it out.  I am so glad we did because it was absolutely amazing! When you first walk in
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Top 10 Recipes of 2013

It is hard to believe it is 2014 already!  I have really enjoyed reading the top 10 recipes of 2013 on many of the blogs I follow and found some yummy recipes I missed during the year.  In light of that, I thought you also might enjoy looking at the most popular posts of 2013
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Pasta Carbonara

I think I’m in love.  I put on my first pair of yoga pants recently, and I can’t stop thinking about them.  About how warm they are, and how soft, and how comfortable.  I want to go back to the store where I got them and buy one pair for every day of the week. 
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Christmas Gravy

Merry Christmas! I just had to share a funny story with you that happened at our family Christmas dinner tonight. My mom fixed an amazing meal with peppercorn crusted beef tenderloin, mashed potatoes and gravy, special green beans, and more. It was one of the best meals I’ve ever had. My dad must have liked
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Comfort and Joy

As I sit here preparing to write a post, my heart is heavy as I can’t seem to get the families that lost children and loved ones in Connecticut this past Friday out of my mind. Recipes seem so trivial in light of the sadness of what has happened. And, how can I celebrate Christmas
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