Meal planning can be overwhelming at times. But the fact is, that ever so common question, "What's for dinner?", is just looming around the corner. So preparing beforehand makes things much easier when we hear those all too familiar words. After all, being prepared was part of what made that lovely and oh-so wise lady… Continue reading Master Your Meal Planning with: Crockpot Chicken Recipe-1 Chicken, 6+ Meal Ideas
Feeling stuck in the monotonous and sometimes meaningless-feeling activities that make up the daily grind? I completely get you, and so does Kari Patterson, author of Sacred Mundane: How to Find Freedom, Purpose and Joy. And that's why I highly recommend adding her book to your summer reading list-and if you don’t have a one-today's… Continue reading Must-Read for Women This Summer– Sacred Mundane: How to Find Freedom, Purpose and Joy
Tired of rushed evenings and drive-thru yet again? Or perhaps what you long for is a break from all those labor intensive Pinterest recipes? Maybe you're looking for something to add to your Meatless Monday menu. Either way, here's a spin on an American-Italian classic with a vegan option! I'm all for eating a total… Continue reading Semi-Homemade Spaghetti (Squash) and “Meat”balls Dinner Idea: 2 Ways (Ready under 20 Minutes, Vegan, Vegetarian)
If I asked you to describe a homemaker, how would you reply? A 1950s housewife complete with pearls and high heels? A Household Cooking and Cleaning Service? A Woman who sits around all day watching t.v. and snacking? In reality, the work of a homemaker is something that goes much deeper than any of the… Continue reading What is a Homemaker? You May be Surprised!
Here in the states, we mostly make our teas from one of those store-bought bags. In Mexico, my husband's home country, everything from flowers, to artichokes, to the bark of some trees is utilized in making tea. Today I present you a Mexican favorite with a little twist: Made simply from water, cinnamon sticks… Continue reading Homemade Cinnamon-Ginger Tea Recipe
As the weather warms, strawberry season starts to flourish and farmer's markets around the country begin to open, it as if our bodies know and they start firing off signals to our brains--give me freshly-picked fruits and veggies! Our taste buds begin to change and start to crave fresher ingredients. So here's a refreshing, yet… Continue reading Strawberry Citrus Spinach Salad
In order for my day to start well, breakfast is a must. Years ago, what mattered to me most were the amount of calories in a certain food. I've renewed my thinking about food and now seek to nourish my husband's and my body instead of simply trying to avoid weight gain. Now when I… Continue reading Chia Bolillio Breakfast