Oatmeal Banana Jam Muffins

Oatmeal Banana Jam Muffins

How’s everyone? Sorry I have not posted in a while! Life has been busy and rewarding! Last night at Mass I arrived to a packed church and had to sit in a different spot. UGH, Am I the only one who gets slightly confused sitting in a different section of seats? Everything looks so different! … Continue reading

Brussel Sprout Salad

Brussel Sprout Salad

Did you know that 1 in 5 people are lonely? I was shocked to hear this statistic at Church yesterday! Quoted from a 2015 Ted Talk by Robert Waldinger, Harvard Study of Adult Development.  I am a firm believer in small groups. I have talked about small groups before and how inclusive, welcomed, and less alone they … Continue reading

Quick Mushroom Soup

Quick Mushroom Soup

  Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Many of you know I relocated to the US in November to be closer to my family. It was a hard decision because I left my son to finish his last semester of high school in Hong Kong. I am … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pecan Granola

Pumpkin Pecan Granola

Part 2 of 3 from my last entry. This is ANGER! Here is the short video from Berni Dymet, https://christianityworks.com/fresh/im-angry/ Have I mentioned how much I love these videos? Watch them:) I try to always do the right thing but I am not perfect. I am sinner. My anger usually stems from feelings of disappointment in people’s … Continue reading

Pumpkin Biscotti

Pumpkin Biscotti

Is it easy for you to be still? I don’t mean not to move but instead being still in each moment fully and completely. Things like, rereading a bible verse for an extended period of time, praying for those on your prayer list, doing something you love, writing a letter or being a good listener. … Continue reading

Cranberry Orange Scones

Cranberry Orange Scones

When the subject of forgiving comes up in conversation or at a homily in church, as it did today, it conjures up in me the struggle to forgive. Today’s homily was from Matthew 18:21-35. Peter asks Jesus how many times must he forgive when someone sins against him. Peter says, “seven times”? Jesus replies “not … Continue reading

Protein Packed Nut Butter

Protein Packed Nut Butter

I can not believe I am about to start what so many high school moms here call “the first of the lasts”! My son is starting his senior year of high school next week! Where did the time go? Soon I will be experiencing my first lasts much like I have watched so many friends … Continue reading

Beet and Tahini Dip

Beet and Tahini Dip

  I love going to my summer parish in the US! There is something comforting about going to a place every summer since 1999 and their singing of the Our Father literally brings me to tears! It truly is a spiritual experience. Tonight our Polish priest talked about relaxing and not worrying. Is it a … Continue reading

1 Hour Cinnamon Rolls

1 Hour Cinnamon Rolls

I am sorry it’s been so long since I last wrote but more importantly that I haven’t made something worthy of blogging:) Well that all changed this morning! But I will get to the ONLY cinnamon roll recipe you will ever need in a minute. My Thursday ladies group is loving Andy Stanley’s, Address the … Continue reading

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

What does being a mom or a woman really mean? Fixing situations from a sick child or a teenager mired in their first emotional situation are just a couple of examples. Lending an ear to a friend who is going through an unthinkable situation, easing the stress of a co-worker or even being caught in … Continue reading