I live in Carlotta, CA. In the beautiful Redwoods. I have a wonderful husband (who loves to cook!)Between us we have 5 children (2 older ones already out of the house)and three wonderful teenagers (I know not the usual reference to teenagers but they are.) I am trying to say out of the "same old - same old" of everyday cooking. Just built a new house with an AWESOME kitchen (for cooking and entertaining!!) We raise our own beef so I like to find different ideas of preparing it, that an many other kinds of foods. And now for a new adventure...I've gone to school for dog grooming and opened my own shop in June. So far I'm crazy busy! and loving it!