Easy Pumpkin Paleo Muffins

In college, I was one of the lucky ones. Everyone wanted to live in the same dorm as Dagny Syversen. Well to be more precise, everyone wanted to be on her Sunday brunch invite list, and her "I made extra cookies so I'm dropping off a few in your room" list, and "I thought I'd … Continue reading Easy Pumpkin Paleo Muffins

Free (or Really Cheap) Ways I Boost My Family’s Immune Systems

First I have to share a Halloween picture because Grace was Belle and had three brave protectors and...I just do. Hope your family had a wonderful Halloween and All Saints and All Souls this week! Apart from the dress up and feasting fun, October was a doozy at our house. It's been years since my … Continue reading Free (or Really Cheap) Ways I Boost My Family’s Immune Systems

A (Doable) Morning Self-Care Routine

A long time ago I saw a quote online, I think it was from Olympian Rebecca Dussault of Fit Catholic Mom, and it said: MORNING CHECKLIST:  Something Physical Something Mental Something Spiritual Something Nourishing  This short list is a recipe for so many positive things in a woman's mind, heart, body and spirit. I so … Continue reading A (Doable) Morning Self-Care Routine

My Elderberry Syrup Recipe

  We're finally on the mend after two weeks of a bad cold traveling through our family. I feel like the minute the first boots and sweater weather arrives all of North Carolina school children catch something awful. I'm grateful for all my mama friends who've taught me home remedies and mentored me through a … Continue reading My Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Monday Food Prep

Confession: I'm horrible at meal planning. Sitting down to plan a week or two of meals just kicks my butt every time. My sister Catherine just sent me some awesome-looking meal planning sheets she got at the Container Store, so I hope I can discipline myself to use them and build a new habit. In … Continue reading Monday Food Prep

The Way to His Heart (Recipe Included)

6:00 pm on a weeknight and he steps out of the car, grabs his suit coat and his briefcase and tries to slough off the stresses of the job as he walks up the driveway to the peels of “Daddeeeeeees Hoooommmmme!” emanating from the dining room window. As he opens the door he’s greeted by … Continue reading The Way to His Heart (Recipe Included)

Paleo Pie and a Piece to Chew On

Happy Friday! It’s been one of “those weeks” around here and I can’t wait to have my favorite guy home for the weekend. He just makes everything better around here. Regardless of how your week has gone, I’m hoping to send you into the weekend with two of my favorite things: words of wisdom, and dessert. … Continue reading Paleo Pie and a Piece to Chew On