In the Library Lately | My Recommendations for Two Reads and a Listen #1

In the Library Lately | My Recommendations for Two Reads and a Listen #1

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Cicero My family celebrates the Feast of the Three Kings with books.  As children, we would wake up on the 12th Day of Christmas to find book-shaped packages under the tree, with tags that read, “from Gaspar, Melchior and Balthasar.”  Movie … Read More

2-Ingredient, No-Recipe, Fruit and Egg Muffins (Grainless. Paleo. Whole 30)

2-Ingredient, No-Recipe, Fruit and Egg Muffins (Grainless. Paleo. Whole 30)

So I once sort of did the Whole 30 program.  For two weeks.  I did NOT quit, I just realized that my sunflower seed butter contained added sugar, and my disgusting tuna-straight-out-of-the-can contained soy.  The Whole 30 program forbids both added sugar and soy.  Upon realizing that I had been suffering my way through the program … Read More

6 Storage Containers You Already Have In Your House: My Experience With the KonMari Method of Organizing, Part 2

6 Storage Containers You Already Have In Your House: My Experience With the KonMari Method of Organizing, Part 2

A home for everything.  The homebody in me loves this. This is one of my favorite aspects of the KonMari method of organization: finding a home for every last item. No homeless objects in this house! (Ideally…) In my last post on the KonMari method, I shared how the simplicity of the system had a positive … Read More

Shine On

Shine On

An old family friend of ours sends out beautiful, hand illustrated Christmas cards every year.  And one year, the card featured this stunning quote from the Old Testament: “The stars shine joyfully at their posts…they shine to delight their Creator.” (Baruch 3:34-35) To shine joyfully at my post.  This has become my life’s goal.  This … Read More