Living in Limbo.

I wrote on Facebook a couple days ago about how I’ve been a little absent from blogging lately. Life has just been a little peculiar lately. I don’t really know what word to use, but kinda like “peculiar.” Last week, before we left for our trip to Arkansas, was just one of those weeks where you make plans, but they just totally don’t pan out, and you have to be ok with it.

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Quiet Weekends.

Cozy

This weekend I had one of those “life is definitely changing, and I think I’m ok with it” moments. Stuart and I really didn’t do much…Friday night he made dinner for his sister, Jessica, and me. It was fab. Saturday, we went to CrossFit, and then just relaxed the rest of the day. Yesterday, we tried a new church and I took a long, wonderful, perfect nap with Stell. 

We made two new recipes this weekend…a new pork tenderloin rub Saturday night that was AMAZING, and yesterday, a new rosemary chicken crockpot recipe for after church, that was tasty…but next time will need some extra “umph.” And that’s the gist of our weekend.

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Friday Favorites Week 2: A Healthy Valentine’s Dinner (or any other night).

They (unless you’re Dwight Schrute) say “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Well, if you’re looking for a healthy meal straight to his heart, I have one for you! (And those of you non-gluten free, who still want to add a starch, garlic bread would go great with this meal.)

Dwight Schrute

But before I share this new favorite recipe, I just want to say a big “Happy Valentine’s Day!” to everyone who reads my blog!

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A Different Kind of Love Story.

A Different Kind of Love Story

I used to dream of meeting my knight in shining armor in a castle, and being whisked off into the sunset on horseback. (After he saved me from the evil witch, who kidnapped me from my royal parents of course.) Yes, I used to watch waaaay too many chick flicks and Disney movies…and no, the girl in the picture below is not me.

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Friday Favorites.

Stell

It’s Friday. I love Fridays! Even though while raising support, weekdays can sometimes feel a lot like weekend days, (I know, don’t hate me) there still something fun about Fridays.

This month, I’ve decided to dedicate Fridays to sharing one or more of my favorite Paleo recipes that I’ve made throughout the week. If you would have told me a couple years ago that one day I’d be writing cooking blog posts, I NEVER would have believed you.

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(Wo)man vs. Food.

Woman vs. Food

Food. The dictionary defines food as: “any nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk, or otherwise taken into the body to sustain life, provide energy, promote growth, etc.”

So food is simply for nourishment, energy and growth right? Well, it should be. Yes, food can be pleasurable, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But when it becomes more than that, turning into an emotional crutch, it becomes wrong.

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Oh, hey February.

I don’t know about you, but personally, it feels like January flewwww by. The holidays came and went quickly and then the beginning of January switched gears and felt like it was dragging. But now it seems like I blinked and hello, it’s February! And let’s be honest, besides being the “love month,” February can be pretty bleak. The snow has officially lost it’s magic and beauty, and now it’s just cold, wet and annoying.

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