Alma's Latest Posts

You GET to Do the Dishes!

Hi everyone! When I am overloaded with work at home, I get stressed. I know I am very fortunate to have a dishwasher, the first in my life having grown up without one, but I feel like a lot of my days are spent emptying and loading it. I can’t STAND loading and emptying and my husband is always annoyed with me for how poorly I load it. It’s a 20 year argument. My feeling

Read More »

Caregiving, Disability and Delicious Food

Hi everyone! I want to wish everyone a belated happy mother’s day! Instead of burdening Brian with the obligatory mother’s day post when we were crazed with many events this weekend, I am , in its place, posting a beautiful piece by a new friend who is inspiring. I hope all moms get to have a support in their life like Dave. Our caregivers are very important. It sounds like Charlene is still supporting him

Read More »

Caraway Seeds For a Cause-Give Me 25 Bucks for an Exoneree

Hello everyone! St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and you know what that means-time to get your Irish Soda Bread on! And no, not while you are drunk like all the people near my street at the holiday parade. You will prepare the bread fully sober. Now, if you are anything like me, you buy that insanely overpriced jar of caraway seeds each year but you only use them  for Irish Soda Bread. Am I

Read More »

Cottage Cheese Spinach Pie

Hi everyone! Yes, another spinach pie recipe that is only a few ingredients. I know you can do this so start squeezing that bag of spinach. You can do the onions and the spinach in stages. Enjoy :-). Cottage Cheese Spinach Pie: 2 Tbs butter, divided 1 lb frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 1 small onion, minced 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups full fat cottage cheese 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp black

Read More »

How Does He Do It???

Hi everyone! I was so fortunate to catch Dr. Roosevelt Weaver, aka Dr. Speed, at the YMCA the other day. If you didn’t see my post on facebook, this handsome fellow is 81 years old and is still running AND training sprinters. He has an illustrious career working in Senegal, working with the Olympics, coaching at Harvard and being a Principal in East Orange, NJ. Watch the video to learn more, but read below about

Read More »

Healthy Date Nut Scones

Hi everyone! Below is a great recipe for those of you who want a carb-y yet healthy snack. I make a big batch of these, cool them and then freeze them. I then take one or two, put them in the toaster oven and spread some butter on them. Yes, it is indeed delicious. Don’t be afraid to bake these. The only challenging part once you decide to do it is to have all the

Read More »