The longer I’m on this healing journey of mine, or maybe it’s just the older and wiser I get (lol), the more I appreciate the seasonality of life. When you take the time to slow down and appreciate things, when they happen, why they happen, […]
I love learning about and experiencing other cultures, especially from natives to those cultures. The language, the traditions, the arts, the food. Definitely the food. My best friend in high school was a Mexican exchange student. Graciela and I clicked from the moment we ended […]
Shamrock shake recipes seem to be a right of passage for any food blogger, especially this time of year. Honestly, I have never had the McDonald’s version of the Shamrock Shake, so I have nothing to compare that way. I can only imagine it is […]
February is Therapeutic Recreation Month here in Canada. By definition, therapeutic recreation is the use of recreation as a means of making changes in a person’s emotional, spiritual, mental, social, and physical well-being in the environment that they reside. It engages individuals based on their […]
The new year is upon us, and with it comes planning out the garden! I love gardening! There is just something so therapeutic about it, and there are many health benefits one gains from growing their own food! Even if you have a less than […]
In my final ode to the patron saint of the Emerald Isle, I bring you the humble colcannon. Once a peasant dish made with cheap, available ingredients (like potatoes and dairy!), this AIP version is packed with nutrition and inflammation-fighting goodies!
As St. Patrick’s Day draws near and my Irish Stew simmers away on the stove, I am reminded once again of my proud Irish roots. There is a fierce passion in being able to claim this heritage. Such a rich culture, such a rich heritage.
In the fall of 2012, just after we got engaged, Scott took me on the trip of my dreams. I’d always wanted to travel to England. It had been a dream of mine since I was a little girl. I loved the history, the culture, […]