Encouragement · Gratitude · In Life · In Memories · Motivation · Wordy Wednesday

Re-Catching a Fire Lost…

I used to be long distance track runner when I was in high school. I loved it. I could run miles upon miles, non-stop. But something in me changed. Life happened. When I was in high school, I allowed a circumstance that hurt me deeply to begin to define who I was. In thinking about… Continue reading Re-Catching a Fire Lost…

In the Kitchen · Recipes

Slow Cooker Ham & Bean Chowder

As much as some of us are absolutely done with Winter and are longing for Spring…we still have a ways to go. With that being said, make the best of the cold weather with this delicious, thick, satisfying chowder. Just imagine yourself curled up on the couch with a steaming mug of hot chocolate &… Continue reading Slow Cooker Ham & Bean Chowder

In the Kitchen · Recipes

Food-Lovin’: Southwest Chicken & Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ummm, can you say delish?? I can! I took a recipe I found on Pinterest and made some of my own little changes to it. I’ll add the link to the original at the end of the post. Also, be forewarned- because we have a tight grocery budget and schedule, when I cook I tend to cook… Continue reading Food-Lovin’: Southwest Chicken & Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers

DIY · In the Kitchen · Monday Munchies · Recipes

Munchie Monday: Dehydrated Strawberry-Kiwi Snack

My mom got me a dehydrator for my birthday this past year. You might say “Woooh…another kitchen appliance 😳” but for real- it has become incredibly helpful in saving us grocery money and snacking a little healthier. I’ve done squash and zucchini chips, and strawberry chips before, but this was a fun (and delicious) twist.… Continue reading Munchie Monday: Dehydrated Strawberry-Kiwi Snack