Hi! Welcome to The Marvelous Misadventures of a Foodie. I’m Nicole – the foodie behind the blog! I’m in my 30’s and live in Arizona with Lance – my husband, best friend, taste tester, travel companion, dish washer, fixer of stuff I break…and everything in between. We have one son, Archer, who was born in March 2015.
This blog is dedicated to finding adventure and fun in everything about life – I hope to share my love of food, running, eating and travel with all that care to hear about it.
I have always had a passion for food, both preparing it and eating. To me, there is nothing better than sharing something you have made with family and friends. So it goes without saying that I absolutely love to entertain, I will take any excuse to throw some sort of party or gathering. Experimenting in the kitchen is one of my favorite things to do – I love creating new recipes (and photographing them too!).
When I’m not cooking or daydreaming about recipes and food, I love to spend time outdoors. I’m a nature person and always have been so I love anything that gets me outside and moving – running, wakeboarding, hiking, skiing. Arizona has a lot to offer, so if it’s too hot to run or hike you’ll likely find us out on one of the lakes in the valley.
I love to run – I regularly run races, from 5ks to half marathons and just recently ran my first full marathon in January 2013! I’ve also completed a couple of triathlons as well. You can read more about my running adventures here.
Traveling is one of my true passions – I love exploring new places, discovering new foods, and learning about the history of unfamiliar places and people. There is something magical and exciting about visiting somewhere far from home that leaves me wanting to see and do everything! My list of “must see” places is far too long to fit in my budget – but I hope to check as many of them off my list as possible in my lifetime. You can read about some of my recent travels that I’ve written about on the blog here.
About the Blog
I started this blog in January 2010, after graduating from college. I found myself with a lot more spare time on my hands and began spending more time experimenting with cooking and baking. I’ve always loved being in the kitchen and everything about food – so I began writing the blog as way to share my favorite recipe creations and little bit of my life’s musings and happenings. The blog is my creative outlet that combines my passion for food, writing, taking pictures and travel.
I’m a self taught home cook with many misadventures in the kitchen. My hope is to inspire others to get in the kitchen – and try new things, make a little mess and eat something delicious!
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