About me

Industry Education
Occupation former teacher, mom of 4, lover of life
Introduction I love sharing easy recipes for seriously good food, money-saving tips, and ways to have fun without breaking the budget. Mom of 4 wonderful kids. Freelance writer available for hire.
Favorite Movies Spanglish, Dan in Real Life, Limitless, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, House Sitter, Jammin' Jazz, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Double Indemnity, Metropolis, The Best Man, How to Train Your Dragon, Roman Holiday, The Time Traveler's Wife, The Young Victoria, Giant, The Good Earth, The Shop Around the Corner, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Bishop's Wife, O Brother Where Art Thou, Despicable Me, How Green Was My Valley, Forrest Gump, The Blues Brothers, Up, The Smiling Lieutenant, Mars Attacks, Meet John Doe, Swing Time, The Producers, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Odd Couple, Born Yesterday, Beauty and the Beast, Unbreakable, Holiday Inn, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Overboard, The Philadelphia Story, Groundhog Day, Ratatouille, Now Voyager, Suspicion, A River Runs Through It, What About Bob?, Dave, On the Beach, Dr. Zhivago, It's a Wonderful Life, The Stepford Wives, Father of the Bride (new one), My Favorite Wife, North by Northwest, Vertigo, Beauty and the Beast, The Fortune Cookie, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Santa Clause, Cast Away, Fiddler on the Roof, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, South Pacific, Oklahoma!, Ship of Fools, Adieu Farewell, Fahrenheit 451
Favorite Music Dead Combo, Josh Turner, George Thorogood, tUnE_yArDs, Ellie Goulding, Nora Jones, Etta James, Broken Bells, Bobby McFerrin, Adele, Lalah Hathaway, Gary Jules, Feist, The Shins, Band of Horses, Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins, Mavis Staples, The Dandy Warhols, Radiohead, Wilco, Santana, Dick Dale and the Deltones, Widespread Panic, Death Cab for Cutie, Sting, The Police, Stevie Ray Vaughan, U2, The Beatles, Sarah McLachlan, Neil Young, Norah Jones, Sade, Tom Petty, Sam Cooke, Bob Seger, CCR, The Band, Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits, Duke Ellington, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Asleep at the Wheel, Cream, Foreigner, Bob Dylan, Donna Summer, Stevie Nicks, Otis Redding, Alison Krause, Lee Ann Womack, Jewel, Emmy Lou Harris, Cyndi Lauper, BB King, The Bee Gees, Tears For Fears, The Cars, Mister Mister, The Hotrats, Jefferson Starship, Barbra Streisand, Louis Primo, Louis Armstrong
Favorite Books A Tale of Two Cities, Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich, The Hunger Games, The Worst Bad Time, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, The Giving Tree, Jamberry, Crime and Punishment, Foundation, The Martian Chronicles, 1984