Contemplation, Family Life, Goals and Achievements, Health, Spiritual Life

Mommying

So in love with this girl. Being a mom is so hard sometimes, and there are days when I just sit down and the tears practically puddle around me, but this girl, this little heart and soul, is so worth every pain, anxiety attack, sleepless night, and emotional day. I want her to grow up… Continue reading Mommying

Contemplation, Family Life, Goals and Achievements, Spiritual Life

You Matter.

I liked this quote I just read by Nancy Wolgemuth: “…But the goal of it all [service towards others based from a heart of kindness, not just a checklist of chores] is to show others the goodness of Christ - on a practical, personal, you-matter-to-me basis.” Service and kindness for the sake of the concept… Continue reading You Matter.

Contemplation, Family Life, Goals and Achievements

Discovering a New Normal

It's about time. I feel as though I've been in limbo for the past 10 months before Aurora was born. 10 months before her birthday, in October of 2017, my husband and I had a normal routine in our lovely apartment and life was predictable. Then we decided to move, and at the same time… Continue reading Discovering a New Normal

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Goals and Achievements, Health

Breakfast: Antioxidant-rich Breakfast Bars

So our next breakfast adventure are these delicious antioxidant rich breakfast bars. I made a double recipe of this to refrigerate and be breakfast for several days over the rest of this week and weekend. Antioxidant-rich Breakfast Bars 1 medium ripe banana 1 cup old fashioned oats 1 cup frozen blueberries, thawed 1/4 cup raisins… Continue reading Breakfast: Antioxidant-rich Breakfast Bars

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Goals and Achievements, Health

Dinner: Acorn Squash Supreme

This week I've begun incorporating the recipes found in Dr. Joel Fuhrman's book Eat for Health into our daily life. I'd been mostly winging it with this whole vegan thing for the past several weeks (though some of that has been friends bringing us meals, so I've been off the hook a lot during Rory's first… Continue reading Dinner: Acorn Squash Supreme