It's that time of year. . . Last year, the theme of the new year celebration was "new year, new me." This year, there's a lot of reflection over the last decade. It hit me today that I've been thinking about this last decade as 2000. . .and it was actually 2010! Yikes! There's also... Continue Reading →
The last month has been crazy, and this month...or the next 3...will only get crazier! In Practical Stress Reduction, I mentioned how important meal planning was going to be for me in the upcoming months. Well. Let me tell you: "important" is an understatement! I'm not as young as I used to be, folks! Taking... Continue Reading →
Practical Stress Reduction
Back in the spring when I was taking an AEMT class, I was looking forward to fall when I would be able to focus on projects around the house, playing with new recipes, and focusing on fitness. Now it's fall, and my calendar is completely booked until nearly Christmas with Thanksgiving being the only day... Continue Reading →
Stormy Night Supper
It was a dark and stormy night. . . It actually wasn't. It was a bright and sunny afternoon; too humid and hot for my taste, but some people like it. I was getting ready to head to the gym and then mow my yard. Literally, as I grabbed my water bottle to leave, there... Continue Reading →
CrockPot Oatmeal: Apple & Cinnamon
Ingredients: 2 cored and diced apples3c whole milk1t ground cinnamon1t vanilla extract1T grass-fed butter2T brown sugar (this is what I use)1.5c steel-cut oats After cooking overnight on low (roughly 7.5hrs) in a crockpot greased with coconut oil... And served, drizzled with pure maple syrup and a little heavy cream!