Cinderella Lunch on a Plate

Cinderella Proposal Salad

I made a themed Cinderella lunch for myself. I was inspired by some fun cookie cutters from my collection.

Salad: Prince and Cinderella – flour tortillas cut with cookie cutters and baked into chips, romaine, cherry tomatoes, black olives, toasted walnuts, shredded Cheddar cheese

Dessert: Horse and Coach – flour tortillas cut with a cookie cutter, sprinkled with cinnamon and baked into a chip, raspberries, white chocolate chips

Cinderella Coach Dessert

Cinderella Lunch

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Cucumber Hearts for Lunch

Heart Cucumber over Peanut Noodles

I made this lunch for myself. Peanut noodles are a typical lunch I occasionally make but I rarely make it cute just for myself I am glad that I made the extra effort for me.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Top Left:  Blackberries & Raspberries

Bottom Left: – Pistachios with hearts drawn with food coloring marker

Right Side: Cucumber hearts cut with a cookie cutter, peanut noodles

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Fish Themed Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Fish Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

I made this meal for myself. It was my first time using frozen riced cauliflower in a homemade macaroni and cheese. I bought the riced cauliflower in the middle of March when the freezer section in the grocery store was mostly empty. More expensive and generally less desirable items were left. I am glad I tried it and would buy it again.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Left Side:  Fish – carrot and radish cut with cookie cutters, homemade cauliflower macaroni and cheese made with frozen riced cauliflower, Gemelli pasta, homemade cheddar sauce

Top Right: Fish –  red apple cut with a tiny cutter, peas

Bottom Right: Fish –  green apple cut with a cookie cutter, pineapple

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Walk Brighton Project Week 6

Sneakers

I did it! My Walk Brighton Project is complete. I walked all of the streets over a mile radius from my home. Of course, I will still walk in my town but my focus of exploring and documenting areas new to me in this town is over for now. I am still in awe of what I was able to experience by walking from my home.

Highlights:

  • Watching flowers and trees bloom.
  • The “hunt” of never knowing what I would find.
  • “Smile” spelled in Daffodils and Tulips in front of a dentist office.
  • Discovered a path near my place that I was not previously aware. It will make it easier to get to some beautiful areas when there is a lot of traffic again.
  • The many paper rainbows and hearts attached to doors and windows.

Details:

  • Completed between March 27 to May 5, 2020.
  • I walked to each of the locations from my home.
  • I called it the Walk Brighton Project but some streets in my radius were in The City of Rochester and Pittsford.
  • If a road was marked private, I did not walk it.
  • I focused on walking residential streets.
  • My longest walk was around 5 miles round trip. Some walks were around 4 miles.
  • I am not afraid of walking in cold, rain, or snow. I encountered very few people during these walks.

Thursday Evening 4-30-20 

  • Streets Walked
    • Pittsford Trail System (Railroad Loop Trail)
    • Highland Avenue
    • Gould Street
    • Kimberly Drive
    • Grosvenor Road
    • East Avenue
    • Council Rock Avenue
    • Thackery Road
    • Esplande Drive
    • Pelham Road

pelham

splendid spring tree

birches at ranch

tree leaves spring

Home of Brighton Senior 2020

roof chimney

Brighton Neighborhood

Tudor Segment

Driveway light

Magnolia

turret top

grey house

Saturday Morning 5-2-20 

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • Chelmsford Lane
    • Chelmsford Road
    • Winton Road
    • Highland Avenue
    • Chadbourne Road
    • Warrington Drive
    • Oakdale Drive
    • Mayflower Drive
    • Glen Ellyn Way
    • Varianna Drive
    • Rhinecliff Drive

oakdale

Ship on Chimney

Brighton at Dawn

Blue Garage Doors

Turret with Sun

Sunday Morning 5-3-20 

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • South Grosvenor Road
    • Babcock Drive
    • Clover Street (Route 65)
    • Georgian Court Road
    • Trevor Court Road
    • Ambassador Drive
    • Sandringham Road
    • Esplanade Drive

Sandringham

brick walk

Fairy Tale Turret

Stone House with Gate

Stone Center Turret

Sidewalk Mosaic

Monday Afternoon 5-4-20 

  • Streets Walked
    • Pittsford Trail System (Railroad Loop Trail)
    • Highland Avenue
    • Templeton Road
    • Ashbourne Road
    • South Winton Road
    • Wilshire Road
    • Hillside Avenue
    • Palmerston Road
    • Monteroy Road
    • Claybourne Road
    • Edgemoor Road
    • Chelmsford Road
    • Commonwealth Road
    • Elmwood Avenue

Wilshire

white tudor

Blue stone

Spring Street

dog

brick turret

round window

Tuesday Afternoon 5-5-20 

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • Clovercrest Drive
    • Landon Parkway
    • Clover Street (Route 65)
    • Whitewood Lane
    • South Grosvenor Road

Whitewood Lane

Sycamore Trees

ranch

Whitewood Lane

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Bird Rice

Cute Bird Rice

I made this meal for myself. My inspiration was a free webinar I took a few weeks ago from The Buffalo Audubon Society

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Top Left:  Musical notes – food coloring marker on pistachios

Bottom Left: Musical notes – carrot cut with a cookie cutter, peanut butter, celery

Right Side: Bird – hot cooked Nishiki rice pressed into a cookie cutter with plastic wrap, carefully push rice out of cookie cutter, Body color – salsa, Eye– piece of hazelnut, Beak – carrot, riced cauliflower and broccoli with garlic

 

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Walk Brighton Project Week 5

Cherry Tree

I am nearing the end of this project. I expect that Week 6 will be the last week. Friends ask me what I will do next. It is not as fascinating as Walking Brighton, but I will start training for my second virtual 5k this year.

Saturday Morning 4-25-20

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • Winton Road
    • Highland Avenue
    • Reservoir Road

Reservoir Road

house highland ave

path around reservoir

Stay 6 feet away

Cobbs Hill Reservoir

view of rochester

Sunday Morning 4-26-20

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • East Avenue
    • Allens Creek Road
    • Clover Street (Route 65)

Allens Creek

flowering cherry

Golf Course

wagon wheel

horse weathervein

stone wall

Sunday Afternoon 4-26-20

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • Antlers Drive
    • Monterey Parkway
    • Hollywood Avenue
    • Fair Oaks Avenue
    • Sylvan Road
    • Sonora Parkway
    • St. Regis Drive South
    • Meredith Avenue

Fair Oaks

cherry blooming in rain

Stop Sign

new leaves on hedge

Monday Afternoon 4-27-20

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • Chelmsford Lane
    • Chelmsford Road
    • Winton Road
    • Warrington Drive
    • Monroe Avenue
    • St. Regis Drive North
    • Mayflower Drive
    • Tarrytown Road
    • Glen Ellyn Way

warrington

Green Red Arch

St Regis

Stone House

We are all in this together

Tuesday Afternoon 4-28-20

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • Commonwealth Road
    • Chelmsford Road
    • Winton Road
    • Monroe Avenue
    • Glen Ellyn Way
    • Imperial Drive
    • Varianna Drive
    • Warrington Drive
    • Rhinecliff Drive

lady of lourdes

Brighton Senior 2020 Sign

Moon Shutters

new leaves

pretty white house

Wednesday Evening 4-29-20

  • Streets Walked
    • Elmwood Avenue
    • South Grosvenor Road
    • Babcock Drive
    • Clover Street (Route 65)
    • Esplanade Drive
    • Sandringham Road
    • Ambassador Drive
    • East Avenue
    • Greenfield Lane
    • Lime Rock Lane
    • Penfield Road
    • North Landing Road
    • Penhurst Road
    • Clover Street
    • Dorking Road
    • Islington Way

Lime Rock Lane

Penhurst

trellis entryway

ranch

penfield road

lighthouse shutters

rainbow

“The hardest walk is walking alone. But, it also makes you the strongest.”
Unknown

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Asparagus Flower Lunch

Asparagus flower lunch

I made this lunch for myself.

Container: U Konserve

Contents: Flower – Cheddar cheese cut with a cookie cutter, cherry tomato, asparagus, celery leaves, brown rice, raspberries, white chocolate chips

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