Put yourself first to feel amazing!

Put yourself first to feel amazing!

Bye-bye lazy days of summer The kids are back in school and I’ve finally got time for me.  I’m ready to get into a solid routine for Fall.  How about you?  For years, I’d get excited at the start of the school year and commit to too many volunteer...
Asian Kale Salad

Asian Kale Salad

Kale salad was a no-go   I’m always trying to get my kids to eat more veggies, so I thought I’d make kale salad.  It didn’t go over well.  My husband, the storyteller in the family, took the opportunity to tell us about the time he hid veggies under...
5 Mistakes You Make on the Go

5 Mistakes You Make on the Go

    It’s September. In my house that means a new school year (yay!).  Sports practices, piano lessons and homework mean extra juggling that I don’t have over summer. It’s always an exciting time of year, but I also feel a little more tension when Labor Day...
Spring Meal Ideas: Korean Chicken

Spring Meal Ideas: Korean Chicken

Ah…March.  Even though we got 3″ of snow this week in Iowa, it’ll soon be gone and warmer weather should hang around longer (fingers crossed!).  The glimpses of spring we’ve had have made me want something different from soups and comfort...
Why Your Salad Dressing Needs An Upgrade

Why Your Salad Dressing Needs An Upgrade

  I am the condiment queen.   In my mind, condiments make a meal special.  I love chutneys, garlic chili paste, and even weird stuff like fermented beancurd (check it out!).  I’ve also been known to have five different kinds of salad dressing at one time, but...