Can It!

Weekend project: can peaches.

Ultimate goal: don’t die of botulism.

Seriously, you should be worried. I am. Actually, my whole family is. (more…)

31 August 2012. Tags: , , , . Healthy Living, Real Food. 5 comments.

Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Muffins

I had a shockingly productive weekend.

I went to a concert on Friday night (in Manhattan no less). I came home, changed, had dinner with a friend and then went back in to the city. Anyone who knows me is shocked. Apart from work, I avoid the island like the plague. A good weekend is one that doesn’t require me to go into the city at all. But this was really fun! The band was Zach Williams and the Bellow. Go check them out. Zach also happens to be the minister of music at my church. I’m not biased or anything. (more…)

29 August 2012. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Real Food, Recipes/Reviews. Leave a comment.

Attitude Adjustment

I am a runner.

Those aren’t particularly easy words for me to type as I don’t really believe them.

Yes, I run. I even enjoy running. But I don’t think of myself as a runner. It is something I am working on changing. (more…)

24 August 2012. Tags: . Running. Leave a comment.

Maple Sweet Potato Pecan Burgers

Every Wednesday night I get together with a group of women from my church for “life group.” We share a meal, pray, and invest in each others’ lives. In a city like NYC where relationships can be very transient and superficial, it’s nice to have a place where you can go to know and be known. These woman are a huge part of why I am so in love with life in Brooklyn!

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23 August 2012. Tags: , , , , , . Recipes/Reviews. Leave a comment.

Grocery Shopping 101

When I first cut processed foods from my diet, grocery shopping became a nightmare. There was no such thing as a quick trip to the store for bread and milk. I found myself wasting hours reading labels trying to find “clean” foods. Thankfully, supermarkets in NYC are much smaller than they are in the suburbs so I’m not faced with nearly as many options, but reading every label on every brand of bread is exhausting! (more…)

22 August 2012. Tags: , , , . Healthy Living. 2 comments.

A Weight Off My Shoulders

I chopped off all of my hair yesterday.

And I do mean all. (more…)

20 August 2012. Tags: , , . That's Life. 4 comments.

Without Further Ado

I give you the Husbands’ Family Reunion 2012.

One house. Seventeen adults. One baby. One week. (more…)

14 August 2012. Tags: , , , . Photography, That's Life. 1 comment.

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