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Colleen ~ 12 Days of Moms ~ Day #3

Colleen ~ 12 Days of Moms ~ Day #3

Legend has it that 15+ years ago Colleen was stopped at the corner of Brush and the I-94 service drive, downtown Detroit (quite possibly the most dangerous place on the planet at that time) when some thug attempted to car-jack her. Not missing a beat; this […]

Laura H. ~ 12 Days of Moms ~  Day #2

Laura H. ~ 12 Days of Moms ~ Day #2

Laura is my kindred spirit who embodies and cultivates everything I love about the midwest. A few years back her family bought an Amish Farm that they are mind-fully tweaking into a haven to raise their handsome boys on. I tell her “I love your […]

Pam L. ~ 12 Days of Moms ~ Day #1

Pam L. ~ 12 Days of Moms ~ Day #1

Pam moved into my life less than a year ago, on a day I am convinced the skies parted and gently placed her 2 houses down and in my heart forever. The Universe knew I needed her. I have never met someone with a greater […]

12 Days of Moms Series

12 Days of Moms Series

I am beyond excited to announce that starting tomorrow, I will be launching a Mother’s Day Series 12 Days of Moms!   If I know anything at the Jurassic age of 41, it’s that I truly am a product of not only MY mother, but […]

Fun Easter Basket Items Just in Time for this Sunday

Fun Easter Basket Items Just in Time for this Sunday

Can you believe Easter is at the end of this week?!?! I don’t know about you but our Easter Bunny is procrastinating….Thank you Amazon Prime!!! Here are some great finds to help fill baskets and if you order Prime today you can get them by […]

Where There is Hate, Love Will Prevail

Where There is Hate, Love Will Prevail

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’s A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo is a children’s picture book about Vice President Mike Pence’s boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny while in the White House. It’s a message of tolerance and advocacy, […]

Week 2 – Our Vegan March

Week 2 – Our Vegan March

We are half way through our 1 month challenge and I have officially hit what I shall call “a bean wall”. I’m seriously over beans… and rice, actually anything with a squishy texture is not impressing me at the moment. Surprisingly though, my Texan is […]

Soft Pretzel Breads

Soft Pretzel Breads

2 Tbs brown sugar 1/2 cup warm water 1 1/2 tsp or 1 packet of dried active yeast 1 Tbs vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup of flour 3 Tbs baking soda 1 Tbs course sea salt In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar and […]

Red Lentil Vegetable Soup

Red Lentil Vegetable Soup

1 cup (8oz) of red lentils 1 med onion finely chopped 2 carrots, diced 1 jalapeno, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp ground red pepper 1 T fresh lemon juice 4 cups of low sodium vegetable broth […]

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

I officially like vegan cookies more than non-vegan.  These are perfectly chewy without the oiliness of a butter cookie. I found this recipe on My California Roots (which is a great site for vegan and vegetarian recipes, plus her pictures are gorgeous) and with some slight modifications, […]