Winter Salad

Winter Salad

A really simple way to get a delicious  immunity boost this winter. Ingredients: roasted winter vegetables organic mixed greens of choice pecans, chopped organic fresh dill organic microgreens (extra nutrient boost!) goat cheese (omit to keep it vegan) organic apple cider vinegar with the "mother" organic dijon mustard herbes de Provence Method: Plate mixed greens; [...]

Something for the Grown Ups

Something for the Grown Ups

Okay, so you've checked out the Big Gift Guide for Little Ones and have figured out exactly what all the kids in your life are getting... Now what are you getting your spouse, best friend, siblings, parents, and that wacky aunt? Fortunately, my family does a "Secret Santa" gift exchange. So that massively simplifies things [...]

New Homekeeping Rhythm

New Homekeeping Rhythm

D A I L Y  T A S K S: +load of dishes (load dishwasher throughout the day, run it after dinner and do handwashing/leave to soak if needed) +tidy (put everything in it's place) +clean any messy floors and toilets (sweeping, spot cleaning, etc) +one load of laundry (unless machine isn't yet full, then [...]

Christmas Eve Cookies

Christmas Eve Cookies

A tradition started with Ezra that I intend to carry on for years to come. A simple sugar cookie dough made on Christmas Eve morning, chilled all day, baked and decorated in the evening. We will have a few with hot cocoa, leave several out for the man with the bag, and take the rest [...]

‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season

Christmas songs are floating around the room. I keep realigning my thoughts. Focus. Look at the joy. Jingle bells and twinkling lights. Cast your cares. I hang the stockings. Feel this. Let go of the rest of the world. Little Drummer Boy begins. My mind feels like it’s being torn in ten directions. . I [...]

Line & light

Line & light

It’s far too rare a sight! We don’t take many pictures together. Most of our moments are in the cracks of sunlight that bookend a day. They are in the early morning, sleepy goodbye. And the hectic hello of evening routine; the drawing of bedtime bath water and the making of dinner, while the last [...]