wild, wondrous and worthy

May is Mental Health Awareness Month “A mental illness is a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling or mood. Such conditions may affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function each day. Each person will have different experiences, even people with the same diagnosis.” Did you know? Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the…

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wild apple magazine

I’m not a fan of recipe hacks. You know, the ones. SUPER YUMMY (GLUTEN FREE) CUPCAKES. While I’m doing my Whole30 I cannot do grains of any kind so there are no cupcakes in my near or distant future. Since overhauling my diet, I haven’t been searching out substitutions for desserts or treats. What I…

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reduce your daily lunchprint

Quick post today about sandwiches. Or plastic sandwich bags, rather. I almost didn’t want to eat my lunch when the time came. Have you ever noticed that plastic sandwich bags tend to make their contents (sandwich, pretzels) taste like plastic? Am I the only one who notices this every time I eat a sandwich I’ve…

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it's yummy, it's purple!

Resident best friend, Emily, invited me over for dinner this past Sunday. She’s a great cook and has no fear of new recipes, no matter how complicated. She whipped up some Chicken Cassoulet using a recipe from her Eating Well cookbook and it was really good! I have to say, though, that the highlight of…

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pretty on the inside

I found a tiny cocoon today just outside the doorway of my best friend’s house. At first I didn’t know what it was. Then, as I peeked around to the other side (on tippy toes), I saw the familiar wing of a monarch butterfly. I’ve never seen this kind of thing in person before and…

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