Bob’s Red Mill: An Amazing Company

My heart was pounding in anticipation when I saw this sign- this is where all the magic happens!

This post is LONG overdue. Over 3 months ago I had the privilege to go to Portland for a few days and while there I was able to go on a tour of one of my favorite companies - Bob's Red Mill. In case you haven't looked closely at most of my recipes, a good number of them have Bob's Red Mill products in them. In fact, my most popular 3 recipes do- -Quinoa Granola -Chewy Granola Bar … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Energy Bites! {Healthy no bake recipe}


Living in Colorado has really opened my eyes to new things. One thing in particular is delicious healthy food. Healthy food is a default decision for most people here. When I arrived at a Grill Out Party last week I find that there's a choice of regular, chicken, turkey and veggie hot dogs or  black bean burgers or you even have a choice of a plate of grilled veggies! Sides included … [Read more...]

shattered teacups & high hedges


My mom had an amazing collection of antique tea cups that belonged to my great grand-mother. They were beautiful, porcelain and delicate. Various shapes, sizes and colors; the kind of cups that Princesses drank tea out of. The handles were intricate, and each tea cup shone with rainbows and sunshine in my child's mind and my heart would beat in a quickened rhythm when my mother would let me … [Read more...]

One Day Without Shoes #withoutshoes


Today, in support of One Day Without Shoes, I'm going barefoot. I'm a clean freak, I'm a tenderfoot and I hate having dirty feet. Which is why I am doing this. By habit I had already put my shoes on this morning and walked out the door to take Bear to school and realized when I got home that this is something many people don't have the luxury of. It's not just that this is the most … [Read more...]