Thoughts from Me, on Being Fearless.

Consistent, Confident, Vulnerable, Persistent. These are the first four words scribbled across the top page of my notes from my trip to Phoenix last weekend, where I attended Beautycounter’s L.E.A.D. conference.  We were tasked with writing down attributes that come to mind when we think of a fearless leader.  (Mine was Gwyneth Paltrow..if you’d like…

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A Hoppin’ John New Year

Every year I make this classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year’s.  Hoppin’ John is one of those dishes that comes with many versions, stories, and flavors – but my personal favorite is this recipe I am sharing today from “The Joy of Cooking”, the most authoritative cookbook in America (it says so on the…

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Easy Instant Pot Hummus

I love hummus.  Like, a lot.  But lately I’ve not been loving the store bought variety so I decided to take a swing at making my own.  It was super important to me that I incorporate my favorite kitchen appliance – the Instant Pot (surprise, surprise!). Ain’t nobody got time for soaking beans for 8+…

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My New Year Edit

I know, I know – I went underground for a while there.  Quite frankly, I had given up.  Since, oh, Harper was born (over four years ago!) I have been winging it and making it happen – but it was a struggle to take the time to share what I have been up to.  Something…

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Chicken Soup with a Twist…of Lemon!

  I have been making this soup for some time now and it is one of those comforting recipes that my husband and I never seem to tire of.  I found the initial recipe for kale chicken soup on Pinterest and have revised it to the point that it is an almost entirely different recipe…

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Addicted to Herb – Salt

With the cooler fall weather approaching (very slowly approaching), I recently decided it was time to harvest my herb garden. I never have a problem using all of my basil. The girls LOVE their “green pasta” which is a basil & spinach pesto that I make from scratch and serve with penne.  Avery (almost 4)…

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