Sunday, March 14, 2010

fresh week, fresh start


I made some plans for this week, and they just so happen to include:

1. saying Thank You to my Great Grandfather William for coming to America from Ireland in 1906.

2. lovin' on my kids and hubs.


3. making more Irish soda bread, cooking up the corned beef and cabbage, pairing them up with a Harp or two, then making reubens with extra sauerkraut from the leftovers

4. Running. And some more running.


5. beginning 40 days of core work (thanks to Marcia)

6. looking forward to watching #1 seed SU in March Madness


7. trying not to wipe out on the stairs with a full basket of clean laundry like I did the other night.

8. staying far, far away from Red Bull......

......spring is getting closer every day.

22 comments:

ajh said...

Oh no! We are going to be cheering against each other in March Madness! I have to root for UVM! Last time they played in 2005 UVM beat them in the best game ever but..........................that may not happen this time. I have got to get my bracket filled out.

Ali said...

i would like to store you in my kitchen so you could make me irish soda bread & reubens. (and every other delicious thing you tease me with on this blog of yours.)

p.s. just figured out how to comment on this! yaaaaaay.

Erin C. said...

Yes...thanks to our Irish forefathers and mothers...both my mother's family and father's family came here from Counties Cork and Offaly, respectively. My maternal grandmother was a competitive speedskater, and I'm convinced that I got my competitive nature and my athletic ability (such as it is)from her. In honor of them, I will confess that I had four (yes, four) pieces of soda bread today! That's okay, though, as I've got 25 miles of mileage ahead of me this week. Happy St. Pat's to you and yours! And good luck to SU! (BTW, I agree... Red Bull=evil.)

Alyssa said...

Okay, I must have a reuben, with fresh homemade corned beef...

Happy St. Patrick's Day and I'm glad you're feeling better.

Julie said...

Hi Molly,
I must say that your great grandfather was kind of a hottie:) He is a good looking man and passed some of those genes down to you! You could send me some of that Irish Soda Bread:) I am sure that your's turns out better than mine! I am also trying to stay away from caffeine...but it is so darn hard:( I am also still pluggin away on the core work!! Have a fantastic week Molly! Thanks for your comment...I appreciate it and am really glad that I found your blog:)

mudmama said...

Ahhh, luck of the Irish to ya!

blueviolet said...

I've never had corned beef that's freshly prepared and not compressed in a can!!!

Suzy said...

It sounds like a great week! Being Irish is especially great on St. Pat's Day. And, to answer your question I'm not doing the Boilermaker this year.

kristen said...

corned beef and cabbage. YUM. Happy St. Patty's Day.

NY Wolve said...

I went to our local market, and they had brisket, sitting in pickle brine, ready for homemade corned beef. I have never been a fan, but thats only because I have never really eaten it.

Thats an awesome old picture!

Momma Such said...

You are always so busy!
Have fun! :)

Nikki said...

nice week!!! :) Awww I love old pictures like that. We have a few my grandmom still has of her mother when they came over from England. Its amazing how beautiful black and white photos make people look. I wish all pictures had a little button that could make new ones go back in time lol. mmmm cabbage and corned beef and irish soda bread!

Teamarcia said...

Hey have you ever made Colcannon? I never have but am giving it serious thought.
Sorry about the wipe out on the stairs! Ouch!

Katie said...

Sounds like a great week! I hate red bull. Definitely stay far away from that!

Serenityville said...

Great list!! Inspiring and diverse. You go girl!

Kitchen Belleicious said...

Thanks for stopping by! That is exactly why i am making seafood dishes so much. my husband is catholic so no meat on fridays! Love your blog!

Julie said...

Mmm, your post made me hungry! I'm not doing anything special for St. Patrick's day - except wearing green of course!

Amanda - RunToTheFinish said...

these sound like some great things to focus on and think about for the week!

Sophie said...

Found you on SITS - you're a girl after my own heart. A runner AND a foodie!

I too am attempting some delish Irish nosh to celebrate on Wed. Good luck with your Irish feast!

D10 said...

Everything about #3 sounds fantastic! have fun with the core work.

The girl with the flour in her hair said...

Number three made me drool a little... :)

Ouch! You fell down the stairs?? I'm always afraid I'm going to do that because I can't see where I'm going. I count the stairs so I know when I'm at the bottom. One of these days I'm not going to be so lucky.:)

Susan Fobes said...

The soda bread! I forgot about this. I have an old recipe from my grandmother I wanted to do-thanks for reminding me. (Oh, and be careful on the stairs!)