With Valentine’s Day smack dab in the middle of the week this year, I wanted to infuse a little panache into territory typically occupied by boring cereal and smoothies, weekday breakfast time….
The sun is shining, the Spotify playlist is on point, the baby is giggling…[revision: crying and overtired, I actually had to come back an hour later to finish writing this.]
Regardless of Townes’s temperament, the fact that I look exactly how I did when I woke up this morning, am sleep-deprived, haven’t eaten lunch or taken care of about 5 things I thought I would have done by now (and, let’s be honest, some other personal struggles too), today is shaping up to be a great one. It’s all in my mindset….
Happy new year, everyone!
Is your 2018 off to an inspired, healthy start? Yeah, mine either. I say we just bundle last week into 2017 and call it a mulligan. It was a holiday week after all. And hey, if one of your new year’s goals is taking it a little easier on yourself (like me), we’re headed in the right direction, so long as we start fresh
tomorrow today !…
“Jesus is born!”
As children, these were the phrases that echoed back in forth in our home every Christmas morning before we stormed down the stairs to see what Santa had left us. …
I can’t, in my right food-blogging mind, allow November to slip away without posting some kind of pumpkin recipe! And the other day I woke up with a hardcore craving for donut holes. …
One of my first “cooking” memories involved making a dessert where I would fry bananas in an ungodly amount of butter and serve them with heaping, snowy mountains of powdered sugar on top of ice cream. Yes, I may have been 12, but I was SO proud of my “bananas foster.” I still recall lighting up from within as my grandfather went back for seconds. …
For the past 5 years, August has historically been a month of high energy, excited preparation and anticipation. I used to spend these sweltering, dog days of summer running around buying all the back-to-school things for my classroom, nagged by curiosity about which little humans God had chosen for me to come alongside, whose brains and hearts I would have the opportunity to help mold….
Nothing evokes memories of lazy weekend mornings quite like a warm, fluffy stack of pancakes. Growing up I recall waking up to the sweet aroma and sound of sizzling pancakes wafting into my room from the kitchen….
Happy Sunday, amigos! I am currently en route back to Austin from a family vacation in the beautiful mountains of Telluride, Colorado….
The best ever! This banana bread has no refined sugar or butter and is still every bit as delicious. Aside from smoothies, this is my favorite way to use up those on-the-verge nanners….