One of my favorite things about being an O Mag Insider is connecting with this most amazing group of supportive people. I'm so excited to have one of my fellow ambassadors, Cara Meredith, featured on my blog. She runs the amazing site Coloring Outside the Lines and she's just wonderful. I am sure you will… Continue reading Meal Planning, Because It’s the Only Thing We Can Do
I'm awake in the middle of the night, that's become the new normal. I sleep maybe four hours, five if I'm super lucky. I'm restless because I'm sad, and angry, and worried, and praying, at three in the morning. Tonight I am awake grieving the loss of the end of the school year. And before… Continue reading Little Losses Everywhere. Dealing with COVID-19 and grief.
I’ve heard that most people in the U.S. have only visited an average of eight states! That’s insane right? While I’m not super close to visiting ALL of them, I did get to visit two new ones this past summer, thanks to the filming of The Great Food Truck Race. One state that is highly… Continue reading Four Florida Cities To Love
I am so honored to be included on the amazing blog Patheos, spearheaded by my fellow O Mag Insider, Cara Meredith. I talk about aging and grace and cartwheels. Would love for you to take a read, and drop a comment, if you want to share your favorite, or least favorite thing about getting older.… Continue reading Getting Older. To Cartwheel or Not to Cartwheel.
I've been thinking a lot lately about what I'm doing with my life. Not in my relationships, more along the lines of what I am supposed to be doing with my life. What's my purpose? What's my brand? What's my intention? What is my passion? Hell, I don't know. Am I supposed to know that?… Continue reading What is my brand anyways? And does anyone even care?
I LOOOOOOOOVE Au Gratin potatoes and I don't make them very often, because honestly, I'd eat the whole pan myself, if I was left alone in our house. I made this recipe for a family dinner last Saturday, and they are SO yummy, and not that difficult. They honestly are some of the best au… Continue reading Delicious, Dairy Free Au Gratin Potatoes
Every time I'm lucky enough to go on a vacation with my husband and daughters, I am grateful. I realize it's such precious time and these getaways are memories in the making. I cherish these trips more than anything. Since time is my most cherished gift, when my family asked me what I wanted for… Continue reading Family Weekend Getaway at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. Staycation in Surf City.
This was the first soup of the season and I posted how grateful I am for healthy food, and one of my besties asked for the recipe. So I was forced to write it down. Haha. I meant to make this with a can of diced tomatoes, but forgot to buy them, so I improvised… Continue reading Mexican Turkey Soup with Veggies. Easy, Cheap and Delicious.
One of the hardest things about being on Season 10 of The Great Food Truck Race, on Food Network, wasn't the long hours or the heat in the kitchen, it was the fact that I wasn't able to eat everyone else's food. When you are smelling, and seeing, all of these delicious dishes, but can't… Continue reading “A Taste of the Quarter in Every Order”. Nola Creations cookbook and seasonings
If you've ever had the chance to be a guest on a podcast, you know how much fun they can be. Well, I've only done fun ones, and this was no exception. I am featured on the podcast "On the Brink with Brook Beldon" this week and it was such an enjoyable experience, I can't… Continue reading On the Brink with Brook Beldon. Season Two featuring little, ol’ “Why not me”.