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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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. …

Weight Loss Journey – 12.02.2022

Happy Friday everyone! Workout today:  Walking throughout the day and getting more steps in on the treadmill – I did this instead of running today.  Am over 12k steps so far. Weigh In:  156.7This time last week:  156.9 Breakfast:  Coffee with creamer, Dave’s Killer Bread White Bread Done Right with thin swiss cheese slices, chicken, and mayo/horseradish….

Day 1 – Luna Coffee Stout

It is Day 1 of the Craft Beer Advent box for December 2022.  Our first beer is from Hinterland Brewery, which is based out of Green Bay, Wisconsin.  This stout is 5.8% ABV and you can definitely taste the coffee.  This is not too bitter at all.  If you are a coffee lover, whether you…

Weight Loss Journey – 12.01.2022

This morning we did have power – however, my run day is tomorrow. Workout today:  Walking throughout the day and getting more steps in on the treadmill. Weigh In:  156.1 This time last week:  158.2 Breakfast:  Coffee with creamer, Dave’s Killer Bread White Bread Done Right with thin swiss cheese slices, chicken, tomato and mayo/horseradish. Lunch:  Dave’s…

2022 Craft Beer Advent Box!

It is about that time of year again!!  Tomorrow we open the first beer of the month!  A couple months ago I started wondering how we were going to pull this year’s box off, since I had every intention of purchasing a box put together from the Craft Beer Cellar in Clayton, MO – however,…

Weight Loss Journey – 11.30.2022

This morning we woke up to no power, which gave me an excuse to hold off on a run first thing this morning. Workout today:  C25K workout- walk 5 minutes, run 30 minutes, walk 5 minutes. Weigh In:  156.3 This time last week:  156.7 Breakfast:  Coffee with creamer, Dave’s Killer Bread White Bread Done Right with thin…