Dear Younger Me

Here's an article I wrote for catholic365.com. With the first month of the New Year coming to an end, what's your views on resolutions? Have they helped to shape your perspective in life? http://www.catholic365.com/article/5940/dear-younger-me.html

Fruits And Vegetables – Make Them Last Longer

Found this post very helpful!

Town & Country Gardening

Store Fruits And Vegetables Without Using Any Plastic Products
Reworked, new information added – Original Post September 20, 2011 |

This is simply to good not to pass on.
Source: by angelbabe43 Storing fruits and Vegetables

These tips are from the Berkley Farmer’s Market which is a Zero Waste market!

Storing Vegetables
Always remove any tight bands from your vegetables or at least loosen them to allow them to breathe.
Artichokes – Place in an airtight container sealed, with light moisture.
Asparagus – Place them loosely in a glass or bowl upright with water at room temperature. (Will keep for a week outside the fridge)
Avocados – Place in a paper bag at room temp. To speed up their ripening, place an apple in the bag with them.
Arugula – Like lettuce, should not stay wet! Dunk in cold water and spin or lay flat to dry. Place dry arugula…

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Healthy Harvest – Food Prepping

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Not So Ordinary Time

There's nothing ordinary about Ordinary Time.  Other denominations may know this time as Epiphanytide, but Catholics refer to it as Ordinary Time.  Although I know when it falls within the liturgical year, I wondered about the origin of its name. Temples per annum - time through the year; ordered time. We lose so much in … Continue reading Not So Ordinary Time

Thy Will Be Done

"My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, and my spirit exalts in God my Saviour." This past Sunday the church celebrated the feast of the Solemnity of Mary, the mother of Christ. It focuses on her "yes", her trust, and her faithfulness. I was stuck on the words, Thy will be done. We take … Continue reading Thy Will Be Done

DID YOU SCATTER KINDNESS ON 🌎 KINDNESS DAY?

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Home Of The Free Because Of The Brave

This has been a long week. The emotions that have stirred around the recent election and more surprisingly, the outpouring of hurtful words and actions on social media sat heavy on my heart.  I think I found it more difficult because in the midst of it all, I've been reading a book that is all … Continue reading Home Of The Free Because Of The Brave

Live A Life That Scatters Kindness

This blog post was inspired by the new book by Karen Ehman titled, Listen, Love, Repeat which releases on November 15, 2016 you can purchase a copy at http://listenloverepeatbook.com. This week's post concludes the last chapter of the book Listen, Love, Repeat by Karen Ehman. I'm sorry to see it end.  This book has become … Continue reading Live A Life That Scatters Kindness

Do You Have A War Room?

This blog post was inspired by the new book by Karen Ehman titled, Listen, Love, Repeat which releases on November 15, 2016 you can purchase a copy at http://listenloverepeatbook.com. What exactly is a War Room, you ask? Merrimack-Webster defines a War Room as a room where battles are planned that is equipped with maps, ideas, … Continue reading Do You Have A War Room?

Purposely Embracing Life’s PRICKLY Moments

This blog post was inspired by the new book by Karen Ehman titled, Listen, Love, Repeat which releases on November 15, 2016 you can purchase a copy at http://listenloverepeatbook.com. Have you ever heard the expression ask God for patience and He will surely give you the opportunity for patience?  I have to laugh when I … Continue reading Purposely Embracing Life’s PRICKLY Moments