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21 Books I Read In 2018

January 09, 2019
I managed to keep up with reviewing the books I was reading in 2018, up until June, and then I petered out. I started to realize just how time consuming it was to review each book one by one, and the reviews didn’t seem to h read more

18 Simple Changes to Live Your Best Life This Year

January 08, 2019
While the humdrum of life each day can often feel quite insignificant and repetitive, I have found that looking back at the sum of those days on a large scale can yield quite impressive results. Reflecting on 2018 was no exception read more

Our Warm & Simple Christmas Decor

December 20, 2018
I know Christmas is only a few days away, but better late than never has always been my motto! Here’s a peek at most of our Christmas decor around the house. Aside from the living spaces, I don’t decorate every room, b read more
brown rice and turkey meatballs in a cast iron skillet

Skillet Turkey Meatballs & Rice

December 13, 2018
Food & Wellness
After sharing the easy turkey meatball recipe yesterday, I wanted to post this quick and easy dinner using those same meatballs, that my family has been enjoying lately. Skillet Turkey Meatballs & Rice is simple to throw toget read more
turkey meatballs and zucchini noodles and marinara sauce on a white plate set on a wooden board with a glass of red wine

Healthy Turkey Meatballs – Baked or Fried

December 12, 2018
Food & Wellness
I just finished listening to the most recent episode of the Splendid Table podcast and it was all about recipes. Having recently read (or half-way read) several books intended to teach the reader how to cook without the safety net read more

Slow Cooker Bolognese

December 04, 2018
Food & Wellness
When you want a super flavorful made from scratch tomato sauce, my Slow Cooker Bolognese is the perfect recipe. The sauce cooks low and slow and turns your fresh juicy tomatoes into the most amazing sauce that is excellent spooned read more

Harvest Carrot Quinoa Salad

November 27, 2018
Food & Wellness
I think a lot of times I get hung up on thinking that Thanksgiving & Christmas are times for indulgence as much as they are about being grateful and spending time with my loved ones. I’m all for going along with traditio read more

15 Books For the Food Lover On Your List

November 23, 2018
Food & Wellness
Happy Black Friday everyone. Popping in here real time to share a few book ideas for the food lover and home cook in your life. I’m including both cookbooks I have tested and used (some for years), as well as books *on* food read more