Healthy Harvest – Food Prepping

I usually food prep over the weekend or at least on Monday’s when I have the house to myself, but with the holiday weekend, the task of prepping my food for the week and meal planning was on my To-Do list for today.Β  This simple, weekly routine has helped keep healthy eating on our radar … Continue reading Healthy Harvest – Food Prepping


Explosive scattering kindness happening right NOW! πŸ’•I am part of a challenge called the #5dollardash! πŸ’—πŸ’•Not just today on #worldkindnessday but everyday! I have to: 1. Wear sunglasses. 😎 2. Anonymously give an encouraging βœ‰οΈcard and $5 πŸ’΅to someone. 3. Leave it at their front πŸšͺ door. Knock and dash! πŸ‘Ÿ 4. Record πŸ“½the whole … Continue reading DID YOU SCATTER KINDNESS ON 🌎 KINDNESS DAY?

Gathered In This Sacred Space

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 So often we hear the expression, no matter how much space I have in my home, they always gather in the kitchen. I'm sure everyone has … Continue reading Gathered In This Sacred Space

Wait…Just A Little Bit Longer

Today marks one week that I dropped my youngest child - my son - off at college. The week has been quiet, with lots of time for thinking.  I've done my best to avoid the conversations that started "So, how'd he make out?" , "What's it feel like?" and "Are you done crying?".  I know … Continue reading Wait…Just A Little Bit Longer

Challenges Of A First Time “Chick-keeper”

This morning I found one of the chicks in distress. As I removed the covering I had over the cage for the evening, I saw that one little gal had a string hanging from her mouth. I lifted her out of the crate and upon further inspection saw that her toungue was hanging out of … Continue reading Challenges Of A First Time “Chick-keeper”

Healthy Harvest Recipe: Parsley Chicken Rub (or Parsley Pesto)

Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 2 cups packed, stemmed Italian parsley Course salt 1/4 cup walnuts 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste 2/3 cup olive oil Directions: In a food processor place the garlic, parsley, pinch salt, walnuts, and cheese. Process until they form a paste. Gradually blend in olive oil, taste adjust … Continue reading Healthy Harvest Recipe: Parsley Chicken Rub (or Parsley Pesto)

Parsley Dog Biscuits

Parsley is known to eliminate that bad doggy breath that simply doesn't match that cute doggy face. Ingredients: 2 cups of parsley, chopped (stalk and leaves) 1 large carrot, grated 1/2 cup cheddar or other strong hard cheese, grated 3 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour 3/4 cup hot chicken stock … Continue reading Parsley Dog Biscuits