jersey boys

I saw a screening of Jersey Boys last night. It was amazing. I have a special place in my heart for all of those songs as I grew up listening to my dad sing...

roasted kabocha squash

I don’t know how I lived my life thus far without knowing what a Kabocha squash was. But on a recent search for acorn squash at Whole Foods, I stumbled upon this little gem...

from the inside out

I took zyrtec every day for fifteen years. Pretty certain that can’t be healthy. Quite certain it wasn’t cheap. I tried to ween myself off for years, but each time my throat would itch like...

does your “clean” diet cause cancer?

This is a question everyone should ask… I didn’t know I even needed to ask it until my sister sent me this article entitled: “Watch out for this carcinogen in your organic food.” For me, particularly,...

tuscan kale chips

I love kale chips. They are such a quick and easy, healthy and delicious snack. Here is an updated recipe from my original kale chips with truffle salt. tuscan kale chips ingredients: – kale...

when all is stripped away

Have you ever felt like all was stripped away? I have felt like that during this time recovering from surgery. While my surgery was not that serious (believe me, I am not making a...

worth the battle

I am a firm believer that God uses dreams to speak to us. He did it in the Bible after all. Why wouldn’t He still do so today? I had a particularly vivid dream the...

penny and sparrow.

I love music. It has been such an influential part of my life since I was young. I am always listening to music. I have a playlist for every mood. So I am constantly...

cut open to be healed

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about being cut open. Maybe because I recently had surgery. Maybe because I’m just morbid like that. If you’ve read any of my posts about health, you know...

insatiable.

In his book At Left Brain Turn Right, acting coach Anthony Meindl says: “The true source of happiness in creating is derived not in the end result of what creating can bring us because it’s insatiable,...