Starting Seeds Inside Zone 6: 2022 Gardening Kickoff

Welcome to the 2022 Gardening Series Kickoff! Let me be clear before I start, I am not a gardening expert. My experience with droopy aloe plants and wimpy carrots is testament to that; however, growing your own food and surrounding yourself with plants that you care for is incredibly rewarding both mentally and physically. Historically,… Continue reading Starting Seeds Inside Zone 6: 2022 Gardening Kickoff

Which Vegan Butter is Best: Baked and Melted

After writing my last blog post on dairy-free alternatives, I got inspired to do more product tests and reviews. To start off this experimental series, I put four of the major plant-based butters through both a sweet and savory test: Earth Balance, Miyoko’s Creamery, Country Crock, and Flora. For the first round, I baked four… Continue reading Which Vegan Butter is Best: Baked and Melted

Best Dairy-Free Alternatives: Budget Friendly

“Plant-based” has become a buzz phrase these days, and it seems that you can get a dairy-free version of about anything if you look in the right place. Just because something is plant-based doesn’t necessarily mean it’s healthier than its dairy counterpart; however, if you want or have to avoid dairy for any reason, it’s… Continue reading Best Dairy-Free Alternatives: Budget Friendly

Weekly Dinner Menu: Preparing Meals for an 18-Month-Old

We’ve made it to the third weekly Sunday posting in a row! I didn’t know if I would be able to live up to my goal, but here we are. For this week’s blog, I wanted to document another week of dinners and emphasize what (if any) adjustments I make to accommodate my 18-month-old son.… Continue reading Weekly Dinner Menu: Preparing Meals for an 18-Month-Old

Valentine’s Day Couples Q&A

With it being the season of love, I wanted to take a moment to celebrate my own relationship. I’ve said this before, but I truly think I have the best husband and marriage that I could’ve ever imagined. Because I am only one half of our story, I thought it would be fun to include… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Couples Q&A

How to Organize Recipes Online- Free & Simple

Picture this. You make one of the best batches of snickerdoodles you’ve ever made. You save the recipe link so that you can make them again. When you come back to make more, the link is broken and you’re taken to a website full of coupons but void of cookies. Gone is the recipe, and… Continue reading How to Organize Recipes Online- Free & Simple

The Top Meatless Chicken Nuggets: Reviewed

Growing up as a vegetarian 20 years ago, there weren’t many different meat alternatives on the market. I remember a lot of Morningstar Farms, and that was pretty much it. Nowadays, there are so many different options, and it makes my vegetarian heart happy. I remember being scared to go on field trips in school,… Continue reading The Top Meatless Chicken Nuggets: Reviewed

Weekday Dinner Menu Episode 2: Vegetarian Meals and Mom Tips

I don’t know about you, but I am seriously struggling to believe that Christmas is next week. At least in Indiana, the weather is throwing me off. It will be in the 60s one day and in the 30s the next. I keep taking my son to the park thinking it will be the last… Continue reading Weekday Dinner Menu Episode 2: Vegetarian Meals and Mom Tips