chocolate peanut butter tart

chocolate peanut butter tart

It has been really good to feel like things have been settling down recently.  Don’t get me wrong, we have still had a lot going on; but in general I feel like we have been back to our normal life rhythms.  Which has also meant I’ve been back in the kitchen cooking and trying to … more

what i’ve been reading {march & april 2016}

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed Tiny Beautiful Things is a collection from an advice column, Cheryl Strayed’s answers to letters when she wrote for Dear Sugar.  It is beautiful and heartbreaking and at times very tough to read.  And while it is a collection of advice, … more

weekend at camp

weekend at camp

This past weekend we got to spend the day at one of our favorite places, Maranatha, which is the camp I grew up going to (not just for summer…actually I didn’t go for summer that much because I was a homesick child, but rather with my family and my church).  It is the camp I … more

things i’m loving lately {april 2016}

(hobbit house at our local botanical gardens) Getting Out of my Cooking Rut Perhaps it was because of the craziness of the month of March and into April (see previous post), but I have been in a major food/cooking rut recently.  We had been eating the same things for dinner and I hadn’t done any … more

recent chaos

recent chaos

1) I had a story published in Hypertrophic Literary which is a really awesome a beautiful magazine.  The story is probably my favorite thing I have written to date.  You can buy a copy on Amazon, or you can get a digital copy here if you’re interested. 2) Our house is officially on the market. … more