Fast Forward

So up until now, I've been telling you all about the beginnings of my family's journey into a more simplified lifestyle, starting with food. If this is your first time visiting this blog, I encourage you to go back and read what led us here. 1. The Simple Life 2. The Food Awakening...more

Going Veggie

Bring on the bacon, burgers, hot wings, steak, ribs and bar-b-que. Oh yeah. All the staples of summertime. Don't forget the southern tradition of pot roast on Sunday after church. My husband and I were meat lovers. So trust me when I tell you that the idea of giving these things up seemed CRAZY...at first....more

Let's Grow Something

Do you ever have this really cool idea in your head and you get all excited about making it happen? Yeah, that's me... all the time...but instead of getting to the actual follow through, the idea most often falls into the cracks. It's like the time I decided I wanted to become a painter. I bought the supplies- paint, brushes, canvas, all of which have been sitting under my bed for three years now. Canvas, half-painted. Or the time that I was convinced that I would learn to play the piano. The keyboard, also under my bed, has very little wear on it from these fingers of mine....more

The Food Awakening

The Food Awakening ...more

The Simple Life

Here was me. A typical young, career-minded gal, living in a super cute starter home with my husband and pup. Newly graduated, married, and fresh into an awesome career, I couldn't even begin to count the blessings in my life....more