Saying Goodbye to Old Family Traditions

Saying Goodbye to Old Family Traditions

With the holidays fast approaching, I’ve been thinking a lot about past family traditions as well as new traditions that have formed and are forming. For as long as I can remember, Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday — not just because of the food, but because...
How Often Do You Hit the Snooze Button?

How Often Do You Hit the Snooze Button?

As I hit snooze for the 3rd time to roll over and catch just a few more minutes of z’s, I coached myself to just GET UP. Pull the covers off and put one foot on the floor, then the other, and march to the bathroom to start getting ready for work. I always feel better...
RECIPE: Oat Pancakes with Raw Date Syrup

RECIPE: Oat Pancakes with Raw Date Syrup

Oat Pancakes with Raw Date Syrup- Gluten Free and Vegan recipe, but doesn’t have to be! Prep- 15 minutes Cook time- 10mins (with a griddle, a little more with a frying pan) Ingredients (yeilds 5-7 pancakes) 1 tablespoon white vinegar (only if using a non...
The Day My Son Said “I HATE You, Mom”

The Day My Son Said “I HATE You, Mom”

It was like any other Thursday, except we had driven to Jacksonville after school for his doctor’s appointment.  He mentioned that we should stop to get his costume at home on the way back into town, but I was assured that not everyone would be dressed up, and we were...