Flourless Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

I just love Fall. Don’t you just want to be in this photo? Credit goes to Christine, my best friend of (almost) 27 years! There have been jokes that it’s a ploy to convince me to move to Colorado Springs. Well, if so, it’s working! A year from now I might really be getting to…

Give Up the Fight

His face was covered in dirt, picked up from an asphalt blacktop scattered with children. Tear stains had become smudges from an unwavering determination to clear the evidence of his frantic emotions.  Tossing and turning, he rolled across that blacktop, unaware that he was clearing hopscotch boards and pausing basketball games. I tried with my…

Freedom

I apologize if you now have Braveheart scenes and speeches running through your head. Actually, I take that back. I’m not sorry. There’s nothing wrong with a little Braveheart in your heart! Before I go any further, congratulations to Kimberly, winner of the Moisturizing Cream! Check your inbox for instructions on how to get your…

Austin Adventures and a Giveaway

From the time I moved to Abilene, EVERYONE has told me I need to visit Austin! And two of my favorite people live there, so as soon as I arrived back in Texas I was anxious to get down there. Scott is one of my best friends from Biola! He and his beautiful wife, Elise,…

Give It Away

Whew. What an insane and yet blessed summer. I have been moving non-stop since I arrived in San Diego, two months ago. I’ve completed almost 80 clinical hours, babysat all over San Diego county and had great adventures! One of these days I’ll tell you about all of them. If you follow me on Instagram,…

My Paleo Journey

First of all, congratulations to Janice, the winner of the Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil giveaway!! Second, on May 1st it will have been one year since I started living a Paleo lifestyle. So I thought I’d share my journey and why I would never go back! Let’s start with how I grew up. I was…

Not Afraid

I love this. And its where I choose to stand. I haven’t said much here, but I am a runner. I LOVE to run and a Boston Marathon qualifying time was and still is my runner’s dream. I believe that the running community will be stronger because of this, stand up and fight for what…