A Week of Lean and Green #1

I am a meal planner and have been for about 12 years now. I typically do a two-week plan and then create my grocery list accordingly. It saves us money, I almost always have what I need when I need it, and we eat much healthier. Seriously, what do you do when...

My Sacred Yeses

Dear Susie, This summer, I had the privilege of leading a group of women through your new book, Your Sacred Yes: Trading Life-Draining Obligation for Freedom, Passion, and Joy. When I was given the opportunity to review your book, I knew immediately that this was a...

Jesus Wept and Good Grief.

Jesus wept. ~John 11:35~   I’ve heard it said that this is both the shortest and the saddest verse in the Bible, but I would add that it’s one of the most comforting verses as well. My warrior-friend-who-is-like-a-sister Emma is full of metastasized breast...

Rx: Crockpot Tuesday ~ Cheesy Chicken Tots

We have our first graduation for Cambridge Academy (homeschool) this weekend, which includes a big party. That means three things for today’s post … 1. I usually make my Tuesday Crockpot meal on Monday, so that you have pictures of the final product....

Rx: Crockpot Tuesday ~ Cheeseburger Vegetable Pasta

My family has learned that I’m all about sticking vegetables in just about anything … zucchini in chocolate cake, green beans in tater tot hotdish, and mixed vegetables  in Cheeseburger pasta. Let’s be honest, this is sort of a glorified macaroni and...

Rx: Crockpot Tuesday ~Pasta Fagioli /fah-JOE-lee/

You can’t go wrong with crockpot recipes, but you can absolutely butcher the pronunciation if you’re not careful. Contrary to what you might guess, this dish is NOT /fah-GEE-OH-lee/, instead, it’s /fah-JOE-lee/. Back to the more important point about...