Greek Inspired Chicken Pasta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

We are in the summer tomato season and the possibilities are endless. I came up with something that is super simple, delicious, healthy for you and the whole family will enjoy. The best part, you will have another recipe in your arsenal. In this recipe you can roast the tomatoes or you can just use […]

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You are still here.

I know that life sometimes can be extremely challenging. We can face some very unexpected life experiences, that leaves us feeling like we just stepped outside our bodies and we have no idea what field, street or corner we’re standing in or on. I want to encourage you with this message, that you are still […]

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Mindful Living Moment : This is too hard.

It’s not always the best, when things come to us easily. I remember as a child most of what I accomplished came to me easily, but that didn’t prepare me for fighting for what I really wanted in life. What I have come to learn over the course of my life, is that, when things […]

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Mindful Living Moment~ You are worth it.

I was scrolling through my social media, just looking at people’s stories and this thought danced across my mind; It’s interesting who we value and why. It’s even more interesting how that value shapes our views of ourselves and others. Why do I allow people to put a price tag on me? If they label […]

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Be A Good Mama To Yourself

It is in our nature to mother and nurture others, but do we do that for ourselves?We can look at situations and know this is not good for someone and we go to the rescue, doing whatever os needed.We can talk with a friend and lift her up, pray with her, go to bat for […]

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Closed Doors

I never really cared for that saying, “when one door closes another one opens.” Now don’t get me wrong, I totally get the saying, it’s very inspiring and it gives you lots of hope. Who doesn’t want to feel hopeful? . Me, me, me! I want to be hopeful. So, what’s my problem? I guess […]

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The Power of a Life Changing Moment

Life changing moments can make us better or bitter. What makes a life changing moment powerful is how we allow it to impact us. The beauty here, is that we get to choose how we will be changed by them.

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STRONG WOMEN CRY

This Mindful Living Moment comes from a place inside of myself that recalls a question my mom asked me when someone would hurt or disappoint me, “Why are you crying, Child that’s nothing to cry about, don’t let it get to you.” But in actuality, it was getting to me and it needed to, in […]

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You Matter

Sometimes that’s all we need, is someone making us feel the truth. You matter, you really do matter. Your very existence is proof that you matter in this world. It doesn’t matter how you got here, you are here and you are needed. The world needs you to be you. You are someone’s answered prayer, […]

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Kickball Lesson

I have probably told this story a 1 million times, so here goes a 1,000,001. I remember hating kickball at school. It was time to pick teams and my heart would feel like it would come out of my chest. Now I played kickball often at home and I was really fast and I could […]

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What did you unlearn today?

Learning and Unlearning We are always in the process of learning. From the time we are out of the womb, we are being taught. It is a beautiful thing. It is how we grow, how we know what do and what not to do. We learn how to talk, walk, eat, play and take care […]

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Craving Taquitos? Spicy Vegan Taquitos

Sometimes you just crave something delicious and comforting, but you wanna keep it on the healthy side, so this came into my mind! Spicy vegan taquitos and I thought, so how do I wanna do these, because I didn’t have my vegan sausages, so what’s a girl to do. I decided to use beans and […]

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Figs! Figs! Glorious Figs!

Oh how I adore figs and this is the perfect season for them, just like pumpkins, figs represents autumn for me. One of my favorite things to do with my grandkids, during fall break, is to take them to my girlfriend’s organic vegetarian farm http://www.fryfarm.com, just a few miles from my house. The grandkids love […]

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Power up your Nightstand for a Good Morning

What matters on the side of your bed can make a big difference to your morning. This blog today may make you thing twice about how to decorate your nightstand or not making it a place of clutter. Our bedrooms are a place we go to rest and retreat from the day. Here tucked away […]

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What’s in a HUG?

According to one expert on the subject, Michael Murphy, Ph.D., post-doctoral research associate at the Laboratory for the Study of Stress, Immunity, and Disease in the Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, says it’s because touch deactivates the part of the brain that responds to threats, and in turn fewer hormones are released to signal a stress response, and your cardiovascular system experiences less stress.

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