Tomato Poached Eggs: /Not Just for Breakfast/

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So in our continued effort and imperfect progress toward keeping protein, healthy fats, and veg in the forefront of our diet, we offer up another simple way to enjoy both. Couldn’t be easier; anyone can do it; if I can do it, so can you;…and all those other convincing phrases apply here.

Humble and Kind by Tim McGraw

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Have you heard Tim McGraw’s new song, Humble and Kind? The songwriter is Lori McKenna. Listen to it here on YouTube. What wonderfully pure words with an abundance of meaning and implications. I am… Continue reading

/Parenting/: Re-do

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I have had too many mornings when I really wanted a re-do. I woke up grumpy and put that mood into my actions. Next thing I know my kids are being grumpy back.… Continue reading

Joy in Now: /Mindfulness/

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Had I missed this gift of mindfulness, I would have also missed this joyful moment in observing my five year old with our loyal dog…I never would have stopped rolling my paintbrush long enough to hear the quiet giggle or go watch and snap a picture..

/Empower/Part 1: Awareness

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An upfront disclaimer on this post is to tell you and to reassure me that I certainly do not have an ideal picture of my personal health put into action. I make my… Continue reading

/Parenting/:That Darn Apple

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We (my husband and I) want our kids to have access to healthy snacks. I do not want to be asked several times a day, “I’m hungry. What can I eat?” Although I… Continue reading

Sun Dried Tomato Chicken with Red Lentil Pasta

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by substituting these red lentil noodles, you won’t feel like you’re carb loading with pasta either. I mean, feel free to go for a run the next day. You just won’t have to make it a full marathon.

/Favorites/: Bedtime Stories

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I must admit, my heart skipped a couple beats at the sight of it. You see, it’s one of those children’s stories I actually enjoy reading at least as much as my daughter likes hearing it. I may have even felt a little guilt as I self-indulgently read it in my best Cajun-Creole accent (the phonetically spelled words made me feel like a pro). Pure pleasure!

/Valentine’s Day/: breakfast

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we have rounded up an assortment of breakfast ideas. Start the morning off with love for this “Green” Red Smoothie using beets from Clean Eating magazine:… Continue reading

/Valentine’s Day/: a Gift Guide

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Are you searching for a Valentine’s Gift for your significant other? Have you seen the wonderfully thoughtful Twelve Pre-Planned Date Cards for Every Month of the Year on Pinterest? {Shannon Brown: Find Joy… Continue reading