Artisana Organics Product Review

There is no shortage of nut butter consumption in our house. I actually adore my ample intake of almond butter, cashew butter, pecan butter, and the oh so adored coconut butter on a daily basis. It’s my habit. It’s my routine. I don’t think I can live without it. And, because I insist on the…

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JEM Raw Product Review

What could be better than RAW ORGANIC SPROUTED ALMOND BUTTER? ummm… …NOTHING… It’s “pretty much the best thing on earth.” Well, I take that back. Add in some superfood deliciousness and then we’ve got ourselves the best thing ever! And this is where JEM enters the picture. An almond butter fanatic (yes, I say it…

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My Kitchen Essentials

There are times when I convince myself that I simply cannot live without ANY of the many, many cooking gadgets and tools I have carefully arranged and collected in my kitchen. Then I remind myself that “I’ve done it before,” and that it truly is possible to lean out my princess preferences and survive with…

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Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream

Not only did I do my best to consume as much wine and cheese as possibly while living in France for the month of October, I also did a pretty great job of sampling some fine French chocolate. It actually baffles me that with chocolate shops on every corner (that may just be an under…

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Training on Empty – Interview Opportunity

What an honor to be interviewed by my dear friend, Lize, for her podcast http://trainingonempty.blogspot.com. She truly is an inspiration in all that she’s accomplished in her life. Check out her blog and listen here for the interview!  

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A Day at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Summer is here! Sometimes it’s a jungle out there, and sometimes it really is just a day at the zoo. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America’s ONLY mountain zoo and home to one of the largest giraffe herds in the world! Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has amazing views, a large collection of incredible animals, hands-on learning activities and much more….

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Recapturing the 4th of July

With independence comes freedom. With freedom comes… love, joy, celebration, and reality. Reality is REAL life, REAL people, REAL experiences and the love of life. True life. NO matter what.

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Lamb Chimichurri

After a delightful evening of wine tasting, my heart fell in love with the French Gigondas set before me. I really mean it. I fell in LOVE with this wine. I sat and pondered the possibilities of pairing an immaculate meal with this smooth, velvety and delicate bottle of pleasure. I determined it truly must…

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Cilantro Lime Chicken

I’ve really been on a cilantro kick as of late. Sure, I’ve always adored the somewhat sassy herb. But, perhaps it’s my itch for some warm weather that’s drawing me closer to the fresh fragrance and peppery pizzazz of the bright green. I seem to be using it in everything! Oh, and with some zingy…

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Fear

“Fear” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3b0-i1T8Hk&w=640&h=390] All my life Been running from a pain in me A feeling I don’t understand Holding me downRain on me Underwater All I am, getting harder A heavy weight I carry around. Today I don’t have to fall apart I don’t have to be afraid I don’t have to let the damage…

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