I’m away right now at a conference in Ventura for four glorious nights! “What?” I hear you gasping collectively, “You’re leaving your husband alone with … Read more
Remember the days before parenthood? When you would actually go out into the world and eat at a restaurant and see stars on the BIG screen? I always liked to seek out movie theaters with extra-decadent snacks. You know, the ones with cinnamon rolls and bon bons. Man, movie night’s changed for us in the last couple years! Our theater nights have been replaced by couch-lounging afternoons, and since I’m trying to minimize gluten in our diet, those treats are now gluten free snacks.
How cute are these little thumbprint four-leaf clovers? This easy St. Patrick’s Day kids craft is perfect for the kids. You can use an ink pad … Read more
Since I started cutting back on gluten, soy and dairy due to Sidekick’s difficulty digesting those things, dinner often has me stumped. Hence the sudden lack of food posts around here lately. We have chicken. A LOT of chicken. And beef. But side dishes can be a bummer. I don’t just want to throw fruit or vegetables on a plate, but there’s a bit of a learning curve involved in preparing them in interesting ways without adding a lot of processed oils and gluten that I used to rely on to make my meals. This mango coconut rice is a quick and easy side dish that works with my allergen-free dietary needs right now.
I like to think of myself as a pretty laid-back person. But thinking of yourself as one way and actually BEING that way are two … Read more
I shared in my post about toilet paper roll seed starters that I like to sprout my seeds by dechlorinating water and mixing it with … Read more
Nate and I aren’t particularly big on the sappiest holiday of the year. I couldn’t care less about commercially-hyped flowers and chocolates (he surprises me … Read more
We’ve been aching to be more eco-conscientious now that we’re living the rural life, so we did some composting 101 research and started our very own … Read more
This orange creamsicle drink always reminds me of summers in Washington. The sun is often elusive amidst a stampede of gray clouds that stubbornly loom in … Read more