Our Colorado Family Road Trip

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For Christmas, my bf’s oldest (with help from her younger siblings) made me a scrapbook of our time together this last summer and I realized I hadn’t really done a post on our trip yet here on the blog. Sometimes my hiking is part of a great plan, like this last summer when I joined a road […]

What Nourishes Me

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  I had the privilege of being asked to write a post for a wonderful website, NW Healthy Mama, a great resource for moms (or parents in general) who want to have a healthy lifestyle and experience with their children.  They also have a lot of women who like to get outdoors like me.  Enjoy what […]

Identity in a Jar

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I had a moment of realization this morning as I rushed around the house trying to get out the door in order to make it to work on time that I am no longer a “Busy Mom”.  That is to say, I can no longer blame any tardiness on my child. #plantains #coconutcream #maplesyrup #cinnamon […]

Costco Camaraderie

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My physical exercise yesterday consisted of walking the aisles of Costco while my newly launched son filled a cart with his Christmas present: pantry supplies for his new apartment. Reviewing his checking account since moving out revealed that the local fast food industry had been seeing a bump in sales.  As we entered those large […]