Like I said in my last blog post, I love a good road trip! It’s a great opportunity to see more of the country and to make great memories! We have gone on road trips that were only a few hours long and some that took a few days to get to the last stop. […]
Ever since I can remember, there has always been a large vegetable garden and dozens of planters at my grandma’s house in Merrill, Iowa. Nestled thirty miles off of Interstate 29 in Northwest Iowa, Merrill, a town of 700 people, is in the heart of Plymouth County and is the heart of my childhood. As […]
Most people tolerate gluten, a group of proteins that acts like a glue holding together foods like wheat, rye, and many processed foods. Other people–like my children and I–experience a myriad of issues when exposed to gluten. About 10 years ago, my asthma and allergies led me to testing confirming a wheat allergy. Two of […]
I am part Irish and I absolutely adore Irish food – so of course St. Patrick’s Day is a fun celebration around these parts. When you think of St. Patrick’s Day in the US, you more than likely think of green beer and corned beef and cabbage, but do you know the true meaning of […]
I love holidays! But there is one holiday that I think is severely underappreciated: Pi Day 3.14 otherwise known as March 14th! Now you’re probably asking, Isn’t that a nerdy holiday? Why should I even celebrate it? Here’s my response: You’re darn tootin’ it is a nerdy holiday! And yes, you should celebrate it! Why? Math […]
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Do you ever just need out? I’m not talking about the stir crazy feeling you get at home after your kids are running around with their little heads cut off. I’m talking about that time where you realize you don’t need an extravagant family vacation right now, but a little weekend get away would be […]
I think in some long lost language, soup translated to a fuzzy blanket, comfort, and mmm! If you can’t tell, I love soup.
You see, we often skip events or cannot participate because of our food allergies.According to Food Allergy Research and Education, up to 15 million people in the United States have food allergies, including about 1 in 13 children (and 30% of those children are allergic to more than one food.)
This fall marks my 10 year anniversary being a vegetarian. My husband and I decided to change our lifestyle and become vegetarian while in graduate school.