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If You Give A Wife A Cracker

If You Give A Wife A Cracker

When my husband and I were dating we’d grab some crackers and cheese spread – the healthy kind that comes in a can and doesn’t need refrigeration. We’d dine on our fine snack in the lobbies of fancy buildings downtown or in the cab of his truck...
Some Perspective on Contentment

Some Perspective on Contentment

I’ve been struggling with contentment lately. A large part of me would like to move. It isn’t so much about wanting a different house, it is more about wanting a more expansive and quiet outdoor environment. That isn’t to say I don’t want a walk-in pantry and a...
The Journey to Yourself

The Journey to Yourself

I want to take you on a journey. We’ll only be gone for a few moments. You’ll need to quiet any insecurities and open your heart in order to enjoy the trip. Take in a deep breath and slowly let it out. Now, think of something you’ve always wanted to do. Imagine...
Farm to Fork Recap

Farm to Fork Recap

I’m a blogger. Not a serious blogger, not a successful blogger, not a well-connected blogger. But I am a blogger. It is something that I’d like to take more seriously, like to be more successful at. So last summer when I was invited to an event for...
Write Your Own Ending

Write Your Own Ending

For the majority of my life I’ve hated Father’s Day. A day meant to honor that man in my life that was a solid foundation. A steady presence. A protector. A day set aside for a man I’ve never known. That not knowing is tough. Harder some days than...
The Days In Between

The Days In Between

Many years ago I purchased a wooden sign that has since hung in our living room. It reads “These are the good old days” and I knew when I saw it that those words were true. I was happily married, lived in a new house, had a decent job, and was enjoying...