Today marks my 7-year blogiversary. And, if you ask me, that’s reason to celebrate. Even though I don’t post as often as I once did, the Using Our Words community continues to lift me up, help my laugh when I need it most, and fill my soul. Speaking of soul, about a year ago, a […]
Today I’m thrilled to be kicking off a new series called Reader Recipes. I’m constantly on the search for quick, easy meals that I can feel good about feeding my family. I figure each and every one of us has at least one go-to super simple, fairly healthy meal that we turn to on a […]
My outrageously bad cooking/baking track record is pretty well documented here. I’m the one who forgets to add water to the boxed cake mix. Who totally destroys a 3-ingredient crockpot dish. Who considers cereal a perfectly acceptable option for dinner.
This summer I had the pleasure of attending a couple gorgeous weddings. And you know what that means? Pictures. Pictures of me — the person who’s usually behind the camera. So when I saw the pictures, I was a bit surprised. I didn’t like what I saw. Sure, I’d watched the number on the scale […]
Ok, I’m about to admit some things. Not in a preachy do-as-I-do kind of way. But in a holy-cow-who-am-I kind of way. Because I’ve made some changes. For me they’re big ones. And they weren’t all so easy, but I did it. Ok, ready?