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.

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Health

Vegan Mashed Potatoes and Garlic Zucchini

Some days I invest in a big new recipe that takes time and preparation and is one main dish. Other days all I have is 20 minutes and a few random ingredients. This is all such a fun adventure in this Vegan life because I'm experiencing and experimenting with new ideas and new flavors, and… Continue reading Vegan Mashed Potatoes and Garlic Zucchini

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Health

Asian-style Squash Stir Fry

Stir fry has been one of my favorite meal adventures lately. Pretty much anything tastes good in stir fry! A recent favorite I came up with one night was after David and I decided to become vegan and all I had in the fridge was some yellow squash, zucchini squash, and an eggplant. So I… Continue reading Asian-style Squash Stir Fry

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

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