Christmas means cookies. it means lots of other sweet things, too. but today, for us, it meant cookies. after playing with a few recipes, and mixing things up a bit, i came up with a ‘sugar’ cookie that i think you’ll approve of. and you won’t feel guilty allowing your children to indulge in these […]
it helps, in my household, to have several easy-to-grab snacks and breakfast items already prepared for school mornings. these breakfast cookies are a win, in my house. and i hope they are in yours, too.
this year was a first Thanksgiving that my entire family (extended included) celebrated Thanksgiving with a meal that was free of wheat gluten. we all brought, or created, a dish that would fit the menu.
isn’t that title uncomfortable? i want to tell you about uncomfortable. uncomfortable is being a little girl, a pre-teen, a teenager, a woman, and feeling ugly. feeling fat. feeling unwanted. now granted, those are likely just feelings. and while they may be totally inaccurate, they mean something to the person feeling them. and because i’m […]
as the mom of two little girls, i have a lot of heart-to-hearts about emotions. because little girls have LOTS of emotions. this week, my firstborn, re-entered kindergarten after a 3 week Fall break. she was fairly nervous about going to school again. i’ve been a stay-at-home mom for the better part of 6 years. […]
did you know that stress can so affect your cortisol levels that no matter how much you exercise, you’ll keep fat on your body? or did you know that your adrenal glands can get so tired, so pooped, so fatigued, so gosh darn worn out from stress, that your body can get sick? did you […]
today i listened as one of my friends spoke a beautiful word about walking in faith, even if scared. at my church there is a gathering of women, on tuesdays, that we call Sisterhood. it’s women coming together and being pushed and encouraged and refined to step out and be all that the Lord says […]
you know what’s good about making your own ice cream? everything, that’s what. it’s usually cheaper, tastier, and prettier. and for goodness’ sakes, you can actually SEE what is in the thing that you’re about to ingest. or better yet, what your children are about to ingest. if you are what you eat, then lately […]
my heart behind Taste and See Wellness is to see women choosing to live well. so very many of us marry, eat, exercise, choose friendships and jobs out of places in our hearts that are void. so we over eat, or marry poorly, or choose friendships that constantly take, or we under eat, or we […]