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Chicken / Turkey Tetrazzini

Chicken / Turkey Tetrazzini

*image via Ree Drummond at thepioneerwoman.com   What do you do with your thanksgiving leftovers? Try to eat it all in the days following the holiday only to get sick of it? The best way to use your leftovers is to repurpose them in a…

A Thanksgiving Encouragement

A Thanksgiving Encouragement

In her book “I Guess I Haven’t Learned That Yet” @sniequist writes about how hospitality changed during the pandemic. People went from inviting friends into their homes to meeting outdoors. From “take a seat on my comfy couch” to “here’s a lawn chair.” There’s a line…

Puzzle Table

Puzzle Table

As the gifting season is upon us, I wanted to share a quick story. John Robert has always loved puzzles and legos (and really anything with directions and a clear outcome). We needed a way to keep his masterpieces away from his sisters and off…

ABLE X Naptime Kitchen Bag

ABLE X Naptime Kitchen Bag

My bag collection with Able was designed to solve two problems: constantly switching bags, and having a disorganized tote bag. The two bags working together makes me feel so organized! Your new all-in-one bag(s) A woman’s handbag is her third arm; her secret weapon; her…

Slipper Saga

Slipper Saga

Happy cozy season everyone! Glorious October is here. Temperatures have slightly dropped in Charleston, which means it’s time to break out the fuzzy slippers. Last fall, I went on a mission to discover the perfect slipper. 8 pairs later and I ended up going with…

It’s okay to have a season with your kids you don’t love

It’s okay to have a season with your kids you don’t love

They say to soak it up. Babies don’t keep. Time is a thief. This is all true. But I am going to be brutally honest with you: I am so happy to leave year one behind. The last twelve months were hard. The lowest postpartum…

Fitness Data in Context

Fitness Data in Context

After two weeks of sickness, I am slowly but surely getting back to exercising. I have had days on end with no movement goal reached. No rings closing. It’s in times like these I find a lot of comfort in the reminder that fitness apps…

It’s Just Thursday

It’s Just Thursday

I had a wise friend tell me that one day my kids would come home from school and begin to melt down for no reason at all. The mere suggestion they take their lunchbox out of their book bag would sent them into a tailspin.…

Carrying More

Carrying More

{Encouragement on a Monday morning} A few months ago I upped the amount of weight I use when I workout. It is amazing how much harder the exact same workouts are when the weight you carry is heavier. The workout didn’t change, but the load…

Lessons In Control

Lessons In Control

God has been using so many parallels in my daily life to teach me about himself and challenge my personal desire for control in the process. The latest happened today, on the boat, attempting to outrun a giant thunderstorm. There was one key reason I…