When Summer Comes to Play

Sipping chicory tea under a string of lights; I’m reflecting on time spent with my little Isaiah. Today, his giggles ran through the air as he hid in plain sight and waited for me to find him. I scooped him up, kissed his cheeks, and whispered in his ears. “Here you go. I’ll put you [...]

What to Eat This Summer

Seasonal food inspiration for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and dessert... all on one page. My hope is that you'll be able to scroll to a category, close your eyes, and point... Effectively making this a delicious decision maker for when you are melting under the summer sun and just can't muster any meal time creativity. [...]

Elotes Salad

Once you've had this salad you will crave it again and again! Consider yourself warned. It also happens to be a great way to use up leftover grilled corn during the summer. And no, there are not measurements for any of the ingredients. It's a salad! I'm sure you'll figure it out. Ingredients: greens grilled [...]

Love Your Neighbor?

Love Your Neighbor?

If you have uttered the words, “Well that’s what they get for illegally entering this country. They should have done it legally.”, please read this. It's not often that I offer up such plain spoken, strong language. But I’m going to speak very bluntly. So buckle up. Lets get a few things straight: 1. Many crossing [...]

Not in God’s Place

“Do not be afraid. Am I in the place of God?” Genesis 50:19 “'Do not be afraid' is the opposite statement of religion. Religion says, ‘You should be afraid’. When I judge people I am putting myself in the place of God. That’s not what we have been called to do.”- excerpt from the message [...]

What We’re Eating (June, Week 2)

A week of meal time inspiration including: a range of vegan and omnivore meals, sweet and savory breakfasts, lots of lunches utilizing leftovers (to avoid food waste and make the day easier), and tips for cross utilizing ingredients. You'll notice there are a few exceptions to our normal plan this week as it's Isaiah's birthday [...]

A Nearly Invisible Battle

A Nearly Invisible Battle

Years ago, in the midst of a dark chapter, when I was stuck in bed and stuck in life... stuck in the decisions I had made... stuck in the pain I was feeling... I watched hours and hours of “No Reservations”. Episode after episode...I would even leave it playing through the night so the room [...]