Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas

After a workout or just because it’s 3 o’clock, I find myself looking in the kitchen for a quick snack. If I let myself get too hungry this doesn’t usually go well for me and I’m quickly regretting a handful of chips or sweet treats. My husband and kids are even worse at this because …

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Traveling During COVID- What it Looks Like

Traveling during COVID was a big decision for my family. Accustomed to traveling a lot and already having a spring trip cancelled, we were anxious to get out of town. We love our home, but like most people, our four walls were looking a little repetitive and I’ve done all the house projects that I …

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Plum Cobbler

Does anybody have a plum tree bursting with fruit right now? I desperately miss the tree we had at our last house, but luckily we have friends who blessed us with a huge stash from their orchard. This cobbler can also be made with peaches or berries, I just happen to love it with plums! …

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Black Bean Hummus

I know, I just posted a traditional hummus recipe a few weeks ago. I’m on a kick! It’s just such an easy way to add fiber and protein to my diet, not to mention the extra veggies I’m dipping into it! This hummus pairs well with bell peppers or tortilla chips.

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Yosemite with Dogs

If you’re headed to Yosemite National Park, you don’t have to leave your faithful friend at home. There are plenty of ways to enjoy Yosemite with your canine by your side. My family enjoyed a day trip to the park and as first-time visitors, we felt like we covered a lot of ground. We began …

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