A fun dinner menu for your family’s meal planning

Every week, we take the guesswork out of dinner planning by putting together a menu for the entire week. I'm lucky to have married a man who cooks, so he and I switch off weeks for cooking. On Saturdays, he or I will create the dinner plan for the week, creating our shopping list from... Continue Reading →

Good friends and Prosecco

Every Tuesday, a group of friends and I hang out, taking part in a shared meal before settling in with a video series by Rob Bell, an emergent pastor with some simple, yet huge, ideas. Two months ago, many of the people in this group were strangers to me. But something happens when you spend... Continue Reading →

Vegan avocado mayonnaise

When I was a kid, I loved my mayonnaise. Loved it. I mean, I would actually lick the spoon when I was done adding a ton of it to my tuna. It's not so bad when you're an active kid (sort of), but when you are an adult with slow metabolism, licking the mayo spoon... Continue Reading →

Recipes for a lazy autumnish Sunday

With the start of November brings along the coziness of autumn with a whiff of smoke rising from fireplaces and leaves blowing in the wind. The official start of autumn isn’t for a few more weeks, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting to celebrate it on the first weekend of November. Today’s extra hour... Continue Reading →

Beans and rice

Our church is challenging the congregation to take part in a Beans and Rice Challenge on Monday through Friday of this week.  Basically that means to make beans and rice the main course for every meal of the day. There are two purposes to this challenge. The first is to give us a taste of... Continue Reading →

Summertime Dinner Menu

This week I'm feeling like I need to be on vacation, or at least pretend like I am.  The weather is in the 90s, the kids are at their dad's house all week long, and I plan on wearing dresses and flowers in my hair every day I can. This week, I am celebrating summertime!... Continue Reading →

Microwave Chocolate Cake

The other night, Mr. W had a hankering for some chocolate cake.  Chocolate cake and me do not get along.  Or rather, chocolate cake loves me so much it wants to stay on my thighs forever despite how many lunges I put them through.  So the idea of a whole chocolate cake in the house... Continue Reading →

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