12 Days of Christmas Albums

If you're looking to mix up your Christmas music repertoire; here's a little inspiration for you! From old to new, jazz to indie, and a few wildcard entries... this simplified list will hopefully hold a little something for (almost) everyone. "A Johnnyswim Christmas"; Johnnyswim "A Legendary Christmas"; John Legend "Behold, A Christmas Collection (Deluxe)"; Lauren [...]

Coq Au Vin…simplified.

This is my version of the French classic. So if you're a traditionalist, you may take issue with it. However, if you give it a try, I'm sure you'll love it. It's rich, flavorful, comforting, and so easy to make. Ingredients: half of a white onion, medium diced 3-4 pieces of bacon, chopped 1 pack [...]

Easy Winter Veggie Roast

Okay, I know it's called a veggie roast, but it also contains apples. Trust me, it's for the best. Ingredients: small bunch of organic carrots two small organic apples two organic beets one stalk of Brussel sprouts (if not bought on the stalk, use one standard bag) one bag of pearl onions (tip: Trader Joe's [...]

The Only Exercise Apps I use.

I have tried many. But because I prefer the technology in my life to be as minimal and simple as possible, I have pared down to only two, easy-to-use apps. I truly believe that the only reason I consistently use these apps (indeed the only reason I intentionally exercise at all) is because they are so straightforward, [...]

A Book List To Get You Through Winter

Suggested reading for the months that lay ahead... No reviews or explanations. Just a simple list of some (admittedly challenging) books to get your wheels turning and heart seeking while you're curled up under a warm blanket with a steaming cuppa. It's my own personal reading list that I am embarking on at this time. [...]

Pumpkin Patch Pancakes

Pumpkin Patch Pancakes. Say that five times fast. There are approximately 2 billion pumpkin recipes floating through the internet and plastering Pinterest this time of year. If I didn’t think that these really nailed the pumpkin pancake craving you’re looking to satiate I wouldn’t bother adding to the chaos of seasonal squash infused recipes. I [...]

Thunderbird Bars

The shelves are lined with every kind of bar one could possibly dream into existence. Vegan, paleo, gluten free, whole 30, keto… there’s a bar for you. Fruits, nuts, seeds, soy, vitamins, fillers, protein… what’s in your bar of choice? Thunderbird bars are the only kind I purchase now. They are a beautiful blend of [...]