blueberry banana egg “pancakes”

blueberry banana-egg "pancakes"--Journey for JessiWho doesn’t love pancakes?  I know I am a huge fan.  I have fond memories of my dad and I making pancakes together every weekend when I was little.  He taught me the secrets of flavoring a good pancake. My mom always got on to him about “not following the recipe,” but they always turned out magnificently.  I remember for every Father’s Day, Christmas, or Birthday that I always wanted to gift him something pancake related such as a new mix or spatula. Continue reading

summer mornings

summer mornings--Journey for JessiDespite the fact that summer usually means sleeping in late for most college students, I cannot bear the notion.  Why waste the most beautiful part of the day?  The promise of a fresh start every morning with the whole day ahead of you.  I think my body knows this and that is why I cannot sleep in past 9 am–and that is still pretty late for me.  I average around 7:30 am unless I set an alarm to go for a run.  In Houston, the day heats up pretty quickly, and if I have not hit the pavement before the sun makes its appearance, I am in trouble. Continue reading