homemade pumpkin spice latte

paleo PSL

Friends, it is that time of year again, the time that we cannot resist putting pumpkin into ALL. THE. THINGS. I'm okay with that.  Pumpkin is delicious. And goes well with many things, and beckons fall like no other one particular food.  Starbucks in their Marketing ingenuity released the … [Read more...]

The New Mug Swap!


I signed up this year for a mug swap, the popularity of the thing is crazy, 1,000 people signed up in half a day! It's a fun idea, pick out a mug that you feel embodies the person you are matched with (by checking out their pinterest, instagram, blog links) and send it or deliver it to them! A great … [Read more...]

more than a bag

A few years ago my family made these bags, filled with goodies for people seen on the streets holding signs, whom we define by what they don't have, a home. For years I felt like I wanted to do more, more than just drive by feeling bad. That feeling intensifies after little eyes … [Read more...]

We have BIG news.

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Y'all. I write this post with tears in my eyes, happy, happy tears. Many of you know how LONG of a journey this has been. For all of you who have prayed heartfelt prayers, and listened to my complaining, and  wondered why we held out for so long on buying a house ... THANK YOU. Thanks for … [Read more...]

Apple Pie Lara Bars

apple pie lara bars

One of the biggest complaints I hear about Paleo is, "it's so expensive" well, and "how can I ever give up cheese?" ha. And both of those are valid concerns. The cheese thing is just a sacrifice and one that will hopefully get easier with time. The expensive thing has work-arounds. I find (for us) … [Read more...]

spicy honey chicken

spicy honey chicken

Well, well, well, it's been awhile, and for that, I apologize.  What have we been up to? There were a few whirlwind trips back and forth to Raleigh, an ear infection, and I have confessed my undying love for essential oils.  Another development is this love I've found for this spicy honey … [Read more...]