the week of salad

Weekly Menu – the Week of the Salad

You might recall from my post Saturday (the one about not being able to do the marathon next month…) that I included a picture of my produce haul from grocery shopping the other day.  This past week we were supposed to be eating pot roast and cleverly using the leftovers of the pot roast throughout…

the finished product

Munchie Monday: Blackberry Crack

If you have been following along with our lives for very long then you may remember last summer when I posted about all the amazing wild berries we would pick at the farm. Those days will be upon us again in a few months and I can’t wait!  We have been slowly using up our…

that last box on my water bottle is going to remain unchecked for a while longer...

Saturday Sweat: THE Bad News

I tried to post this last week, but Minion was having technical difficulties.  The reason that I haven’t posted a Saturday Sweat in a while is because I haven’t wanted to admit what I am about to tell you. I will not be able to run in a marathon this spring. Today is an ironic…

Carnitas

Crockpot Carnitas

If there was one kind of food that I could eat all day every day (other than chocolate and cereal) it would probably have to be Mexican.  I love me some Mexican food!  Tortilla chips, enchiladas, tacos, nachos, burritos, Chipotle, huevos rancheros, Mexican hot chocolate, fajitas, quesadillas, beans & rice…. You get the picture.  Mexican…

This is from my second trip to Peru.  3 years later in 2007.  Me talking about the cross.  I hope I never stop talking about it.

Visiting My Own Grave

The weather, Will’s first paycheck from Home Depot, our date tonight, encouragement at work, great friends, a delicious omelet for breakfast…. There are so many blessings to count today when sipping on my happy hour, but the nougat of joy I really want to savor today is a reminder God gave me in the car…