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Celebrating the Resurrection

Celebrating the Resurrection

So many times I have started writing this post, only to delete it and start again. The reason? Everything I could say about celebrating the Resurrection feels tone deaf amidst the hardship and suffering afflicting so many in and around our communities right now because of the Covid-19 crisis. It feels strange to celebrate during [...]

Why I did a Whole60, my results, and tips

Why I did a Whole60, my results, and tips

It's April, and that means one thing. I have officially completed a Whole60, and I am here to celebrate this accomplishment and the results! For those unfamiliar, a Whole60 is actually an extended version of the Whole30 program; a program designed reset your health, habits, and relationship with food. For 30 days, or in my [...]

Homeschooling because of Covid-19? Check out these free resources!

Homeschooling because of Covid-19? Check out these free resources!

It's hard to believe how much our lives have shifted with the onset and spread of Covid-19. In many ways, it feels like my life has done a complete 180, and maybe yours does too. For me, this has been no more apparent than in the fact that I am now homeschooling my son because [...]

What is Beaujolais Nouveau Day, and why you’ll want to celebrate it!

What is Beaujolais Nouveau Day, and why you’ll want to celebrate it!

Ask anyone what France is known for, and chances are, "wine" will make the short list. With regions like Champagne, Bordeaux, and the Rhône river valley, it's easy to see why. For good reason, France is celebrated as one of the top exporters of wine, and it's on the 3rd Thursday in November that we [...]

Paris in the fall

Paris in the fall

I may be on my way to Phoenix right now, but this time of year always makes me nostalgic for Paris. The way the grey sky hangs over the city, as the leaves begin to fall under a seeming constant drizzle of rain. I've always thought some cities are more "themselves" in certain weather, or [...]