I see you there creating virtual inspiration boards and swiping through pictures on Pinterest looking for new tablescape and recipe inspiration for your next holiday gathering. And I also see you rushing around frantically come said holiday gathering having no idea what to do or settling for buying premade cartons of potato salad at the grocery… Continue reading classic summer potato salad.
As an aspiring writer, I guess you could say it’s in my nature to be observant. After all, studying the details of all that’s going on around me in my environment and how it effects me are like chocolate chips to a chocolate chip cookie: One wouldn’t merely exist without the other. I always felt… Continue reading vegan lavender scones.
As May cascades into June and the temperatures turn balmy, we begin to fill our pools and confirm summer vacation plans. Swimsuit season is almost here and it an increasingly competitive time among teenagers and women in many social circles. It’s not just about seeing your friends to chat and eat pizza by your friend’s… Continue reading why wearing a bikini makes women appear vulnerable.
These links ’round the net couldn’t have said it better. Health is both physical and mental – which is why more people who struggle with anxiety and depression are turning to yoga. Don’t criticize someone for your old habits. For the coffee lovers: Learn how to decipher notes in a well roasted cup of coffee.… Continue reading friday 5.
May has always been one of my favorite months – and this particular year more than the last few recent years has given me something more to be optimistic. The buds and blossoms are on the trees which make appreciating them in a late Spring sunset all the more grateful to be alive. Summer… Continue reading asparagus rice.
Here’s a weekly roundup of links I discovered ’round the net that I liked and am passing on for you to check out to refresh and recharge for the weekend. They simply could have not said it better or may jumpstart you on a new idea: Beet leaves, fennel fronds, onion skins, garlic skins and vegetable peelings… Continue reading Friday Five
It’s fast free during Bright Week this week so anything has been going – diet wise. It’s also my mother’s birthday. There’s nothing quite so memorable as to what kind of birthday cake you’re having this year – vanilla round, chocolate, german chocolate, marble, red velvet, buttercream frosting, whipped frosting, ice cream cake. These are… Continue reading grandma’s moist chocolate cake.
Now that Lent is over, what will you be doing to improve your relationship with Him? I could have did better at the fast this year like I picked up my smartphone more than I picked up a Bible. It’s not that I always didn’t have the time either but I never truly understood Scripture when… Continue reading Past Reflections of Lent 2016
Firstly, I hope everyone is having a joyous and warm Pascha. My prayers and love are with all of you. Sometimes, it feels as if we never would have got to this day with the Winter days that never want to let up including a stormy and chilly Pascha this year that felt like Winter… Continue reading perfect roasted asparagus.