Cinnamon Raisin Bread

After I made the blueberry scones I decided that I wanted to bake more so I made some cinnamon raisin bread.  We didn’t have normal raisins at home so I used golden raisins instead.  The bread turned out really well!  Very moist and flavorful....more

Blueberry Scones

Good morning!  I woke up in the mood to bake and bake I did!  Seeing two packages of blueberries in the refrigerator I decided to whip up some blueberry scones.  They were really good – not very sweet though so for all you with a sweet tooth I recommend mixing water, powdered sugar, and blueberries and drizzling that over the top....more

Italian Pasta Salad

Being the only vegan in my family and circle of friends is no fun, which is why I’m extremely thankful to work with a really cool guy who’s been vegan for a long time.  He’s actually the only other vegan that I know in real life!  (His wife is also a vegan but I haven’t met her.)  Crazy huh!?  Maybe I need to get out more, or maybe more people need to become vegan!  I’m going to go with the latter.  I won’t name him because I don’t know if he would like his name to appear on my blog, but I will tell you that i...more

Ninety-Five

I'll be OK in the End

I’m one of those people who believe everything in life happens for a reason and that every person we meet teaches us some sort of valuable lesson.  I take every negative situation and whirl it around and around until I can find something positive about it....more

Bitty's Book Review

Drowning my sorrows

Do you ever get in funks that you can’t pull yourself out of – no matter how hard you try?...more

Cruelty Connections

In a perfect world there would be no abuse of any kind – child abuse, domestic abuse, animal abuse, etc.  Unfortunately our world is far from perfect and abuse has become more prevalent than ever before.  What’s even more unfortunate is that we often hear only about high-profile cases which leads people to think that most cases of abuse are isolated.  The ”smaller” every-day incidences get swept under the rug and forgotten about.  No abuse should be tolerated.  No one deserves to be mistreated.  All cr...more

Door County Half Marathon Recap

I have a friend who lives in Door County and I've run the Door County Half Marathon twice now. ...more

Two Steps Forward, One Step Backward

On Wednesday the Washington, DC City Council voted unanimously in favor of the DC Healthy Schools Meal Act, which establishes local nutritional standards for school meals and introduces more plant-based options and non-dairy beverages....more