What's the first soup you make in the cool weather season? Some years I go with Zuppa Toscana, sometimes creamy tortellini. In 2022, I went with Chili. The beauty of chili is you don't need a recipe. I had recently read a recipe that included maple syrup and dark chocolate powder. I know other people... Continue Reading →
When your defining feature is gone, what do you do? You fight to get it back while realizing a few things about yourself.
One of the common arguments we hear against vaccines is "they didn't have them hundreds of years ago, and we're still around." The counter-argument is "and they died young, like 30s and 40s, from preventable diseases." But in reality, have we really progressed from people dying of preventable diseases? How many people die of heart... Continue Reading →
It snowed for about 30 seconds in my little village this week before the 50 degree weather changed the snowflakes to raindrops. We are now 2 months and 22 days away from Christmas! My mama has a new favorite saying: good stress is still stress. I think winter - Christmas especially - is the most... Continue Reading →