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Helping Our Patients & Clients Affected by the Fires

Helping Our Patients & Clients Affected by the Fires

It will take us all some time to process everything that happened on December 30th. Collectively, our community has endured so much in these last two years, and the last few weeks have been incredibly challenging. We can feel the collective grief in the air. However,...

The Greatest Missed Opportunity

The Greatest Missed Opportunity

As the world enters its third year in a global pandemic, Debbie and I have been looking back and reflecting on what we’ve called “the greatest missed opportunity.” While our country was acutely thrust into an intense focus on immunity, what has become increasingly...

Welcoming 2022 & the Parable of the Elephant

Welcoming 2022 & the Parable of the Elephant

As 2021 comes to a close, we want to wish you and your families a wonderful holiday season and happy & healthy year to come.  We are so fortunate to have you in our lives and our community, and we want you to know we value the relationships we have with each...

When Your Battery Runs Low…

When Your Battery Runs Low…

Has the battery on your cell phone ever dipped below 20% and you didn’t have a charger and wouldn’t be home for quite some time? What did you do? Did you begin to conserve your power by not checking email or social media? Set your phone to airplane mode to preserve...

Our Favorite Things 2021

Our Favorite Things 2021

If you are new to our community, I started writing my "Favorite Things" back in December of 2007. And each year since then, I (and eventually we) have highlighted some of our favorite things from the past year. Some may be little, some may be lavish...but to make the...

Helping Your Daughter Prepare for Her First Period

Helping Your Daughter Prepare for Her First Period

Your daughter’s first period is often surrounded by a lot of curiosity and questions—whether she shares that with you or not! While your preteen or teen may be speculating about what menstruation will be like, as her parent you may be wondering about the best way to...

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Recipes
Casey’s D.I.Y. Candles

Casey’s D.I.Y. Candles

We all know that giving gifts can sometimes feel impersonal. Buying tool kits for dad, bath robes for mom, and socks for everyone else (which I’m not against, I love socks) can feel mundane. This year, I decided to dive into do-it-yourself gifts. I began making...

Crock Pot Turkey Stew with Root Vegetables

Crock Pot Turkey Stew with Root Vegetables

Everything about this recipe screams Fall & Winter! The combination of the turkey and the various root vegetables make this soup hearty, filling & warming. I am a huge fan of meals that you set in the crock-pot in the afternoon and then get to smell throughout...

Muffin-Pan Mini Quiche Cups

Muffin-Pan Mini Quiche Cups

These muffin-pan mini quiches have been a go-to recipe of mine for years! They make a great breakfast or brunch recipe—as well as a fun finger-food to take along to parties (think: Mother's Day brunch, baby showers, birthday parties). They refrigerate and freeze...

Frozen Yogurt Bark

Frozen Yogurt Bark

If you are looking for a healthy snack for you or your kids, or a cold treat to cool you down on a hot summer day, you will love our simple and yummy recipe. Frozen Yogurt Bark is so easy to make and the possibilities you can create are endless! All you will need to...

4-Ingredient Balsamic Grilled Chicken

4-Ingredient Balsamic Grilled Chicken

Our daughter, Mia, is by far the pickiest eater of all the kids! While she never eats anything unhealthy (we simply don't keep unhealthy foods at home), she lacks the openness, excitement, or willingness to try new foods that her older siblings have always had.  But...

Grilled Peaches

Grilled Peaches

We are LOVING peaches right now! The kind of love that equates to a trip to the farmers market for a box each week 😉 This is the second peach recipe I've posted this summer. If you missed our Peach Cobbler with Biscuit Topping recipe, you can find that one here.  Now...

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