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A Season of Becoming

March 5, 2017

Sounds like a sappy movie title, doesn’t it? Ha! But man, oh man, this is where I’m at right now. I’d love to know if you can relate. I have this morning ritual where I (somewhat begrudgingly) set my alarm and creep out of bed before the rest of the house wakes and brew myself a cup of tea (PG Tips is my current kick. #mustbeblacktea). I climb upstairs to the window seat in my office and hoist the window open.…

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Plan + Do + Review {Holiday Edition}

December 29, 2016

So, how was your holiday? Was there magic and wonder? Were relationships harmonious and full of love? Were the gifts perfectly given and received? Was the food magnificent? Did snow softly fall and candles glow? Was it everything you hoped it would be and so much more?  Chances are, there may have been more than a few holes in your ethereal Christmas bubble. And mine, too. But you know what? It’s okay.  Surprisingly, this year was one of the hardest holiday seasons for…

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The danger of “What if?” Part 1

December 22, 2016

I was going through an old blog and wanted to share where I was about 4 years ago – struggling with a lot of fear and anxiety without even really meaning to or realizing it: 2-13-2013 “Recently, I’ve been shaken and aware of all of the evil and heartache in the world. Aware that at any time, my peaceful little world could come crashing down. In my mind I’ve been playing out scenarios of “what if” in an attempt to…

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The Number One Rule for Blogging

December 19, 2016

Want to know the number one rule for blogging? Be consistent and never have to say, “I’m back!” Alas, I’m a rule breaker, what can I say? 🙂 Truth is, I am back and I come to you with a full heart and clear(er) vision for what I want this place to be. Over the past year we’ve encountered a lot of change. Good changes, challenging changes. I am constantly evaluating who I am, areas I need to expand and…

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Gluten Free Grain Free Kitchen

Insanely Delicious Spinach Artichoke Dip

November 25, 2015

Yeah, baby!! What’s prepping at your place for Thanksgiving?! If you need a slightly sinful but totally delicious gluten free appetizer, make this Spinach Artichoke Dip. I command you: Spinach Artichoke Dip 1 bag frozen Organic Spinach, thawed and squeezed to remove water 2 14oz cans Artichoke Hearts, drained (marinated or plain is fine!) 1 Cup Parmesan Cheese 1 Cup Extra Sharp Raw Cheddar (or any good cheddar such as Cabot which is as fancy as my WalMart gets!) 1…

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