In Wonderment-Nice, France

A piece of my heart has been touched by the Parisian lifestyle. Each visit back to this beautiful country has me craving more of its culture. We have traveled the South of France years ago; Monaco, Cannes & St Tropez. The French Riveria! My husband and I could not believe the beauty we missed not…

In Wonderment-Munich, Germany

Leaving Prague was bittersweet… Onto a few days in Munich. I absolutely love taking the train whenever possible. You get to take in the landscape, small towns, and villages. All shades of the rainbow and more. When I reminisce of past travels nature weighs heavy on my mind. We have arrived! Where it all began…

In Wonderment…Prague

  Cheers to many adventures ahead! Its been sometime since my last post. I have been in the moment and taking them all in… This past spring we traveled to some new countries and also one of our favorites. It was truly full of so many meaningful moments. We both (my husband and I) crave…

Best Sandwich Bread Recipe

Cynthia one of my dear friends uplifts me and makes be better each time we get together. As I always wish it was more often, I’m thankful to learn from her and spend quality time together. She is also fellow gardener, amazing baker & cook. We both have the same passion and excitement about creating…

Let’s Make Bread

One of my girlfriends was admiring all the homemade bread I make. She asked me “next time you are making bread can I come over and watch?” I felt excitement in knowing she wanted to learn and create healthier bread for herself and her family. Of course I looped the other girls in and ask if…

Delicata Soup Recipe

I’m a soup fanatic…to say it mildly. Soup is a staple every week to make and have it for the family. It is great a few nights a week as the main dish or even a side. This is the perfect way to get your veggies in too. Healthy, filling and you know exactly what…

Favorite memories of the magical season 2013!

Looking back on these joyous moments has me feeling grateful for being surrounded by so much love and kindness. Our tradition of spending our day tree hunting with the Yoder family & going to lunch always kicks off the season just right! It was sunny, bright & beautiful. The crisp cold temps were in the…

Healthier Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

    I have been making this dressing for a few years now. I stopped buying pre-made dressing years ago… After researching & several different attempts… I finally made one that is very delicious   Caesar Dressing Recipe Ingredients: 3 Cups Greek Yogurt 1/2 Cup homemade Mayonnaise  or Earth Balance mindful Mayo- something clean non…

Organic Turkey Chili with a kick

I have made many different kinds of turkey chili over the years. I must admit this is one of my favorites. Keeping it clean, healthy and just the perfect amount spice is sure to please many palates. Organic Turkey Chili with a kick Ingredients: 3T olive oil 1T sea salt 1T Red Pepper Flakes 1…

Aha birthday moments!

I’m in such awe with all the love over these last few weeks. My birthday celebrations started really a week prior to the actual date. I’m not one that likes to be the center of attention. However I must say….my family & friends made me feel so special and my heart is dancing with joy….

Ah, Autumn…

Explosive colors, long walks and taking in the crisp cool air… I was traveling for work a few months ago. I had the most incredible turkey jerk chili with one of my great friends and co-worker Jim. We both loved it and being major foodies we knew we could re-create this incredible dish. I also…