My MS Diagnosis – Part 2 & Low Carb Lemon Cheesecake Jars

This may be a bit long, but its the story, so what can I say? I promise you will be happy with the yummy recipe at the end! Can I share a secret with you?  There is something terrifying about having your first MRI scan, at least for me there was. It was then that I…

Rules I Live By & Low Carb Bagels

Throughout our lives, we’ve been given a hefty dose of advice and “words of wisdom” from our friends, family and anyone else who just feels like they should chime in and I have to admit, I’ve been one of those people. I mean, who hasn’t?  Some of the advice is good but some of it…

Another Silver Lining

I sometimes look around at my life, my husband, my kids and think how in the heck did I get so lucky?  I don’t know the answer to this, all I do know is that the Lord works in mysterious ways and he knew what I needed long before I did.  I’ve always known that…

Savvy Minerals & Morning Glory Muffins!

I don’t consider myself very in tune or knowledgeable about fashion or beauty but when I started my blog I said at some point I would talk about it and the time has come my friends. Have you ever bought something and thought what the hell was I thinking? On TV or in the magazine…

Traveling with a Chronic Illness

Let me start with saying this: I am very open about my MS. I understand and respect those who keep their struggle with Multiple Sclerosis to themselves, however, I find that its therapeutic for me to share my story. I am writing about it with the hopes that I can shed some light on this…

It’s a New Year! Celebrate with this Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Bowl

Ahhh, another successful holiday season has come and gone!  Now just to get things back to normal – whatever normal means.  I love Christmas – decorating with all the twinkly lights, wrapping gifts that we choose so carefully for Christmas, baking yummy treats for the family gatherings, playing games, listening to Christmas music – all…

Finding Santosha

Santosha – To be content with what is My sister in law and I have registered for a yoga class once a week for 10 weeks taught by one of my favorite people. I have known this instructor for at least 10 years – I first hired him as an instructor teaching yoga and fitness…

Kahlua Cinnamon Apple Bread and Some Basic Rules I Live By

As you know I have been on a journey since going on Long Term Disability – I don’t know if you have ever done it before but what I didn’t expect was all of the self-reflection that goes along with finding a new normal for yourself so regularly I find myself revisiting the rules or…

One of my favorite books of all time

Has there ever been a book that has made a huge impact in your life? First, let me say that there have been a few books that have impacted me and my relationships (How to Win Friends and Influence People, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Secret, Personality Plus to name a few), but…