Hey everyone! Hope you are all enjoying this month so far! With December upon us and you know what right around the corner, I was delighted to once again be asked to take part in Kristy’s cookie swap party. It’s been a crazy month around here and I’m excited to share more in the New Year, but these days have been amazing and I’m feeling rested, well, and inspired. I hope you are all calmly enjoying this time — starting with a few treats like these! Continue reading
Category Archives: Sweet Treats
My greatest skill has been to want but little.
- Henry David Thoreau
I never mind sharing that when I was little, my siblings and I didn’t get a whole lot of treats. We ate extremely well, and my folks were on a tight budget, meaning that while we thrived, there were definitely more expensive “healthy foods” we just didn’t get to enjoy a whole lot: like grapes & kiwis & fresh berries. Continue reading
The days are long, but the years are short.
~ Gretchen Rubin
In the heat of the glorious summer we are having, it’s a given we’ll recall childhood memories of summers past as the familiar smells pass our noses and the sun flickers gently through the leaves on the trees once again. I don’t know about you guys, but these months are always slightly bittersweet, as each waft of the dry yellowed grass brings back a gentle shimmering essence of past summers spent growing, learning, loving, idling, and essentially becoming who we all are today. Continue reading
So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
~ Paulo Coelho
It could be said that children are the greatest teachers we can ever have. If this is true, then I’ve got two of the world’s greatest living right under my roof, challenging me every day to do better, and to try harder, and once again do more than I ever thought I could possibly do. I’ve simply always adored being a mother, and it’s a job I wouldn’t trade for anything. Continue reading
Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb, that’s where the fruit is.
Stretching ourselves into unknown territory is hard, actually it could quite possibly be the hardest thing there is to do at all. If I think about those I admire, It’s always clear that the reason I do so is based on one thing: the fact that someone has been or has done something amazing. Something not many others would dare to do, or maybe, even think possible at all. Continue reading