There should never be a time in our life when we are not working on something.
So, what are you working on right now?
Are you improving a skill? Learning a new one?
Strengthening your body? Finishing a home project?
Mastering a recipe? Trying to grow some veggies? Continue reading
Tip #1 — DON’T MAKE A BIG GIANT DEAL OUT OF IT.
Sometimes we drive our own selves crazy. Don’t go intensely into it. Just start. Scribble a list. Don’t make a list of gourmet meals you have never cooked before. Begin with your regulars. Don’t read 400 blog posts about it and 2,317 Pinterest recipes.
- Pull out a piece of paper
- Go to your kitchen
- Open your pantry, your fridge, and your freezer
- Write down the main dish items you have on hand
- Add a side dish or salad
It’s not really embarrassing, just sort of weird.
I’m addicted to meal planning.
Truly. I know, weird. Continue reading
You are probably expecting something momentous with that heading. Or mind-boggling. Or really spiritual. Or …
Here it is …
I gave up all sweeteners in my tea and coffee!!! Yay me!!! Way to go, Pat! Continue reading
The Bible says:
Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame! Oh my!
So, then, not wanting poverty or shame, what is the opposite of this warning? Whoever regards discipline comes to prosperity and respect? That sounds about right, yes?
Discipline in what? The answer is clear: everything. Continue reading
What would happen if we actually followed through on the promises and commitments we made to ourselves?
What would happen if we actually gave up sugar ? As in eat NO sugar like we have said we would do time and time again. Continue reading
Do you hide vegetables in food? I have over the years.
Shredded carrots go into my spaghetti sauce.
Shredded zucchini or summer squash are a part of my meatloaf.
Pureed butternut squash is a major player in my lasagna.
Instead of plain mashed potatoes I use one large potato, ¼ of a head of cauliflower and one large turnip.
Every single one gets rave reviews by family and friends alike.
I make the best ground turkey veggie soup. I get requests for it. I’ll put my recipe here for you. It is super yummy. You’ll love it. (I hope.)
One of my secrets is that I make homemade broth. Here is how I do that. Continue reading
It really doesn’t matter if something is hard. Does it? It just means it is difficult; not impossible. While this may seem unrelated to that statement, it isn’t:
I would like to share with you my best grain free muffin recipe.
Chocolate chip pumpkin muffins
The best grain free muffin ever. And I make them every single week. My husband cannot function without his muffins. It reminds me of our fat cat, Howard. (My husband is not fat. Just the cat.) Continue reading