Journal

Mystery Box Pen Pals

Mystery Box Pen Pals

Join me, wont you? I’m looking for a little crew of bloggers awesome people who want to grow in community and have some fun at the same time. Once a month we will put together a small mystery box of food or food related items […]

2017 Liebster Award Nomination

2017 Liebster Award Nomination

I’m happy to announce I’ve been nominated by The Simple Chocolatier blog for the 2017 Liebster Award. What is this award you might ask? It’s just a little love given by other small bloggers welcoming you to the blogging community and giving you a little […]

Whole 30 Review – Week 4

Whole 30 Review – Week 4

Well, folks, 30 days have come and gone. I honestly can’t believe how fast the time has flown by! 30 days ago a few friends and I set out to eat healthier and take more care as to what we put in our bodies. I […]

Whole30 Review – Week 1

Whole30 Review – Week 1

This will be the first of 2 “Whole30 Review” posts to share with you my experience doing this temporary diet (though long term weight loss plan is to move into a Paleo-ish diet after this round of Whole30). I’ve been actively trying to lose weight […]

Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Whole30 Day 1 Today I started Whole30 (for the 2nd real time) with my husband and three friends.  I’m hoping the support group keeps us strong! I’ve attempted to do this on my own a few other times, but never truly stuck it out.  This […]

Springfield So Far

Springfield So Far

  Happy 3 months of Springfield livin to us!  We’re moved in and settled in our new place and trying to affordably nest the heck out of it.  Joe built us a wooden shelf to partition our bed off from the rest of the space, […]

Finding Home

Finding Home

Today it has been two months and ten days since Joe and I sold just about everything we owned, packed the rest in our Toyota Highlander, and camped across our beautiful country back to the humid and unbelievable rainy Springfield, Missouri.  Why? Adventure. Just a […]

Shakshuka in my Tumkushka

Shakshuka in my Tumkushka

My husband, who’s last culinary “genius” was putting pickled asparagus on pizza, made a magazine ready dish for breakfast! “Do you know what this is?” he excitedly asked me. “What is it called?” I asked. “Its on the internet on the computer” he said. After […]

The Struggle Is Real

The Struggle Is Real

  If you know me, you know that I am not exactly the “active” type.  I prefer to spend my time crocheting, reading, BBC tv show watching, photo editing, drawing, eating, really anything that you sit and do.  These types of activities, however, are not […]