my lavender blues

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    December. What is my life right now…………. Thanksgiving came far too early in November which left me no time to mentally prepare a transition in to December. I’m still on November time. Or maybe it’s the fact that I experienced a hot flash the other day because I wore a light sweater and […]

Healthy Creamy Broccoli & Spinach Cheese Soup

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    Guys. This month has been the WORST. Okay that’s being slightly melodramatic but I mean it hasn’t been the best. Well talking more physical health then mental, but then in the long wrong, don’t the two kind of walk hand in hand? Eventually whatever is going on takes a toll on your body […]

Garlic & Miso Glazed Blistered Shishito Peppers

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      Recovery, recovery, recovery. It’s a thing and it’s working. My bellybutton no longer looks as though someone decided to take a drill to it. Okay maybe it still does a lil bit but SO much better. I’ve stopped gagging whenever I look down to take a peek. (yeah that was happening). I’ve […]

Baked Hasselback Pears with Brie & Pistachios

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i’m currently in mourning over celebrating my twenty-first birthday for the ninth time. my age bracket on paper has officially changed and i’ve been having thoughts of impending doom since my d-day. i wish i could say this was an exaggeration of my current thoughts, but it’s not. however. I’ve also been watching “The Man […]

Savory Butternut Squash, Sage & Tahini Gluten Free Bread

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      So you know how on my last post I said I hated bug bites umm…. julia…. name a person who loves them? Yes we all share the same hatred, but I can guarantee you mine is stronger. the damn bite gave me cellulitis. what the ell man. I’m talking a red tender […]

Butternut Squash, Pear & Pepper Soup

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Oh hey fall, it’s about time you decided to show up. Two days ago it was 90 degrees and I thought you took a plunge off a bridge and were never coming back. but you’re here, you lil jokester. and now i can finally post recipes for cooler weather without any bitterness.so stay awhile. i’m […]

Gluten Free Butternut Squash & Sausage Skillet

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bumble Bee® Seasoned Tuna Pouch with Spoon. Who knew the middle of the country had so much beauty to offer? I’ve been learning recently the true meaning of what it is to make the most of where you live, and I can 100 percent […]

Explorations: A Canoe & Bumble Bee Tuna Seasoned Pouch

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  the simple joys of parenting and potty training yes my three year old boy is still in diapers and literally it’s not because he doesn’t know how to use the potty. he does. he’s incredibly capable. i’ve seen him do it. and whenever he is around kids his own age he literally rolls his […]

Fall Apple & Sage Meatloaf