One of the first kitchen staples I learned how to make from scratch when we started eating healthier was chicken stock. It's based off this recipe from The Nourishing Home. In the past six months or so since I came across this recipe, I've made four or five batches of this and have modified it a little from the original. Below is my recipe for
As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted a large family. My barbie families had at least five or six kids. I started babysitting as soon as my parents allowed me. I love kids and have never kept my desire for a larger family a secret. So when my husband and I got married last year, it didn't take long for the questioning to start.
A few weeks ago we had a young, visiting priest say mass. It turns out he grew up in our parish and his entire family was there to support him before he returned to Rome for further studies. It was a beautiful thing to witness. His homily was long. And it was wonderful. He started out by going over the ten commandments, which seems odd but I'm
My husband and I will be celebrating our one-year anniversary at the end of the month. Here we were then. And here we are on our recent vacation. We knew we wanted to start some sort of anniversary tradition. In the months leading up to our anniversary, we tossed around numerous ideas. Let's visit a new state each year. Let's go back to
Often times, as I'm examining my conscience in preparation for confession, or when I'm reflecting at mass, I come to the conclusion that I need desperately to devote more of my time to prayer and religious education. This has been something I've wrestled with for the past year or so. But I still put it off. I still can't find those moments to
Ahh - here it is. My first recipe post. I debated which recipe I should put up first. Well, I didn't really debate too long since this recipe has been on my mind. The hubs and I are gearing up for a vacation with some friends and I keep reminding myself to make sure I have enough almond butter to make these. I don't right now. But I took pictures
Man, writing this first post is like writing the opening paragraph of a really long research paper in college. I could think of all the good stuff I wanted to talk about in the middle, but that beginning always got me. It was always the last thing I wrote, and not for the good reasons, like continuity. Simply because I couldn't think of what to put