Day 7 – Founders Brewing – French Toast Bastard

It is Day 7 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our seventh beer is French Toast Bastard, which is brewed by Founders Brewing out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  This one we found at Provisions in Boyne City and we are sure glad we picked up more than one bottle!  The vanilla, cinnamon,…

Weight Loss Journey – 12.07.2022

I hope everyone had a great day! Workout today:  Walking throughout the day on the under the desk treadmill.  Weigh In:  157.6This time last week:  156.3 Breakfast:  Coffee with creamer;  Grilled cheese on Dave’s Killer Bread, White Bread Done Right with 3 thin slices of colby jack cheese, fresh dill from the Aerogarden and horseradish/mayo mix. Lunch:  Leftover…

Day 6 – Bean Flicker S’mores

It is Day 6 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our sixth beer is Bean Flicker S’mores, which is brewed by Odd Side Ales out of Grand Haven, Michigan.  Not quite sure where I had picked this one up at.  At 4.5%, this is a lighter beer and there is no bitterness…

Weight Loss Journey – 12.06.2022

I hope everyone had a great day! Workout today:  Walking throughout the day on the under the desk treadmill.  Weigh In:  157.6This time last week:  156.6 Breakfast:  Coffee with creamer;  Grilled cheese on Dave’s Killer Bread, White Bread Done Right with 3 thin slices of colby jack cheese and horseradish/mayo mix. Lunch:  Leftover mozzarella stuffed meatloaf with buffalo…

Chicken Bacon Ranch Lasagna

I made this recipe years ago and recently ran across it again, so I made sure we had all of the ingredients.  You’ll need a 9×13 baking dish. Ingredients: 2-12 oz cans of evaporated milk  2 oz. dry ranch dressing mix – you may need more possibly. 3 cups cooked chicken, cubed/shredded – my better…

Day 5 – Founder’s KBS – Maple Mackinac Fudge

It is Day 5 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our fifth beer is another KBS – however, this is the Maple Mackinac Fudge , which is brewed by Founders Brewing out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  We couldn’t remember if we had tried this one or not, so we picked up a…

Weight Loss Journey – 12.05.2022

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend!  A few moments ago I was checking my email and ran across one where I had earned $90… it was for the Paceline offer I  had signed up for and I didn’t think I signed up properly, so I wasn’t expecting this nice surprise!   Workout today:  Last C25K…

Day 4 – Founder’s KBS – The Original

It is Day 4 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our fourth beer is KBS, which is brewed by Founders Brewing out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  If you haven’t tried one of the KBS imperial stout that is aged in bourbon barrels, it is worth giving a try at least once.  This…

Weight Loss Journey – 12.04.2022

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far!  No headache this morning but I sure took a bit to get moving! Workout today:  Lazy day Weigh In:  160.1This time last week:  158.6 Breakfast:  Coffee with creamer. Lunch:  Jalapeno burger (no bun!) with cheese curds from The Buckhorn out of Trout Lake, MI.  Dinner:  Full from lunch still!…

Day 3 – Dragon’s Milk Triple Mash

It is Day 3 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our third beer is Dragon’s Milk Triple Mash which is a 2022 Release from New Holland Brewing Company out of Holland, MI.   I am not  certain if I had picked this up at Meijer or somewhere else… It is definitely a sipper…

Weight Loss Journey – 12.03.2022

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far!  This morning I woke up with a pretty bad headache, along with my neck hurting.  This set me back a few hours to actually get moving…  Workout today:  Walking throughout the day – I’ll be lucky if I get 10k steps today! Weigh In:  157.1This…

Day 2 – Speedway Stout – Double Fudge Edition

It is Day 2 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our second beer is Speedway Stout, Double Fudge Edition which is a Special Release from Alesmith Brewing Company and based out of San Diego, California.   This beer was picked up from Provisions out of Boyne City, MI.  The aftertaste is absolutely amazing. …