Meal Planning Boot Camp: Preparation and Day 1

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As I mentioned in my last post, Is It Time For Something Different?, I am hoping to get back into my normal meal planning and healthy eating routine I had before I suffered an injury last summer that left me unable to cook for myself (go try and make your favorite whatever only using your […]

Is It Time For Something Different?

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This week definitely did not turn out like I expected it to. I thought I’d be off on a fun vacation right about now, driving along the coast maybe exploring new hikes and eats.  However, life had other plans and I ended up sicker than a dog (like when a dog eats that chocolate covered […]

The Great Divide

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  “Cooking is the great divide between good eating and bad.”   This is one of my favorite quotes from the author Barbara Kingsolver in her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.  She is best known for her book the Poisonwood Bible but of all her books I have read, this quote is the one that sticks […]


I’m In Love

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I’ll just come out and say it, I’m in love.  Wild, happy love.  The kind of love that stops your breath in moments throughout the day when you find yourself overwhelmed with emotion.  I’m in love with my life. I am feeling a bit behind on this blog, the past month has been crazy.  Crazy […]


I Am Yearning

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  I had a nice hike with a new friend a few weeks ago on a new-to-me trail.  Almost 7 hours of conversation getting to know an amazing young woman, what was important to her and where she thinks she might be headed in life (at least the first few steps, anyway).  It was exciting to hear her talk.  Her whole life lays […]