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This Is 40: An Achievement Not A Punishment

May 22, 2019

This Is 40: An Achievement Not A Punishment

I HAVE 40 years. J’ai quarant ans. If you translate ‘I am 40 years old’ to French that is the translation. There is no ‘old’ at the end, the phrase is [...]

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Strawberry Shortcake

May 14, 2019

Strawberry Shortcake

‘Tis the season🍓🍓🍓Thank goodness #meatlessmonday isn’t Sweetless Monday;) Eating seasonally guarantees the tastiest, most beautiful food. I loved Strawberry Shortcake when I was younger so with fresh local strawberries in hand [...]

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The One Thing I Wish I Knew As A Younger Mom

May 8, 2019

The One Thing I Wish I Knew As A Younger Mom

If there was one lesson I wish I could tell my younger mom self it is this – be still. As a younger mom I often felt harried and hurried through [...]

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Go Big Or Go Home, I Think I’ll Go Home

May 3, 2019

Go Big Or Go Home, I Think I’ll Go Home

It’s an ingrained American philosophy, Go Big Or Go Home! It urges dreaming big. It motivates tycoons, innovators, CEOs. I myself can see where this philosophy played a large role in [...]

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We Are Stewards Of This Earth

April 22, 2019

We Are Stewards Of This Earth

I was in our house when my daughter came in, “Mommy will you come outside with me?” I went outside where I found she had piled some sticks, flowers, leaves, and rocks. [...]

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Vegan Salad Nicoise

April 19, 2019

Vegan Salad Nicoise

Meatless Monday is in full effect with this Vegan Salad Nicoise. Inspired by the traditional Salad Nicoise from Nice, France of olives, green beans, and potatoes this version leaves off the [...]

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Roasted Radish Recipe

April 19, 2019

Roasted Radish Recipe

For years I thought radishes were the most bland vegetable around. I had friends try to persuade me to grow them and I would simply grin and say, “Oh I don’t [...]

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Basil-Olive Oil Gelato

April 18, 2019

Basil-Olive Oil Gelato

After a recent trip to Charleston we ate at a wonderful Italian restaurant called Le Farfalle. Besides serving incredible homemade pasta dishes seasoned to perfection, this Charleston hot spot also serves [...]

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How To Plant A Vegetable Garden

April 7, 2019

How To Plant A Vegetable Garden

If you want to witness God’s beauty, it all begins in the dirt. We often speak of gardening as a ‘hobby’, but gardening isn’t simply a hobby, it is part of [...]

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8 Favorite Hikes

March 24, 2019

8 Favorite Hikes

Every time I spend any amount of time in the great outdoors, I wonder why we spend so much time indoors. And every time I go hiking, I wonder why I [...]

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