August 2021 in Review

Happy September, my friends! Just like that, another month flew by as we inch closer to the next season. I’m ready for it. August was hot and smoky, but we had some fun adventures and got out when we could. We’ve been slowly easing back into a bit of our homeschool routine, but for the…

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July 2021 in Review

Happy August, my friends! I hope this past month was good to you ❤️ and that this post finds you with a happy heart. July was exceptionally hot here, and wildfire season got an earlier start than usual…BUT we managed to get outside every day and enjoy mostly blue skies. Josh and I celebrated our…

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May/June 2021 in Review

Hello, my friends! Happy summer and happy JULY! My apologies for skipping May’s roundup, but I just wasn’t in the right headspace to sit and write. The passion and enthusiasm wasn’t there, and I didn’t want to mindlessly pound out some words; didn’t want it to come across as me just checking a box. There…

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April 2021 in Review

Happy May, my friends! I hope this post finds you in good spirits ❤️ Spring is well under way here with trees in bloom, an abundance of dandelion puffballs for Willow to disperse, and a rare appearance of rain. April brought many outdoor adventures for us so we could revisit some of our favorite places:…

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One-Pot Hearty Vegetable Soup

If you’re more of a minimal ingredients kind of person, you’ll probably be fairly intimidated by the list below. BUT if you’re a fan of a good clean out the fridge/pantry type of recipe, then I think this is right up your alley. Especially if you’re looking for a way to add a bunch of…

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February 2021 in Review

Hello, my friends! Happy March and last few weeks of winter. I hope this post finds you well, in both health and spirits. It seems like last month was a rough one for many weather wise between the snow and frigid temps, but I hope things are looking up and spring comes early. I wanted…

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An Apology and Message to Myself…And You

If there’s anything you read here on this blog, please let it be this. If you’re new to this space of mine, I hope you start here…If you’ve been following along and have shared in my struggles, I hope this message shines a light. I know 2020 left us facing many difficult, challenging times, and…

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June 2020 in Review

Happy Summer and happy July, my friends! How are you? How are you holding up? I don’t know about you, but June felt both long and short. It flew by in some ways and stood still in others. Maybe it’s because of the lack of normalcy and heavier emotions, but I’m ready to start a…

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RECIPE: Baked “Breaded” Zucchini Sticks

This recipe is a LONG time coming. If you’ve been a reader here for a while, you might remember a recipe of mine from four years ago for Raw “Breaded” Italian Zucchini Chips. While I seriously adore that recipe and the bite size crispiness, not everyone has a dehydrator. And quite honestly, sometimes most times…

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May 2020 in Review

Hello, my friends and happy JUNE! As I’m sure many of you can relate, I’ve been losing track of days. Birthdays, holidays, and deadlines (such as this very blog post) have been sneaking up on me! I guess that’s bound to happen during times like these. How have you been? How are you holding up?…

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