Brisk Breakfasts to Brag About

I feel like I have gone on so many tangents while writing this blog that they couldn’t possibly be counted.   I have gone all the way from learning to live a cruelty-free lifestyle and clean eating…to making scones with lots and lots of sugar and butter. This latest tangent has been a result ofContinue reading “Brisk Breakfasts to Brag About”

Making the Perfect Copycat Bisquick Baking Mix

If there is one thing that I hate as far as grocery shopping, it would be spending extra money on products that I could already have made with the ingrefdients that I already had in my house—such as Bisquick and many spice blends.   There are a ton of recipes out there that require this BisquickContinue reading “Making the Perfect Copycat Bisquick Baking Mix”

What’s Next?

One of the hardest things for me to do in the morning is to wake up…just to wake myself up…to wake up and function before having my normal two pots of coffee… But now that the “resident five year old” is going to “real” school, I am expected to not only wake up myself…but wakeContinue reading “What’s Next?”

Chicken Parm Here at the Farm

    I am a piano player….I have been playing piano for about 45 years now…I play all the time for all sorts of people…yet I can’t play anything if it’s not already been written out and placed in front of me… In other words, I can’t play by ear or transpose…lost my full scholarshipContinue reading “Chicken Parm Here at the Farm”

“Me Time”—The How

If you’re lucky, your weekends are designated “me time.” Those are the days you get to unwind from work and delve into hobbies, passions, or side projects that take us out of the daily grind and let us flex our interests and creativity. But, you know, sometimes life gets in the way. You were supposedContinue reading ““Me Time”—The How”

The Importance of “Me Time”

We have been taught that taking time out for ourselves is selfish. We put pressure on ourselves to be perfect and meet our own extreme expectations. Most people in our culture feel the need to be going all the time. If we are not working and putting our energy into something, we believe we areContinue reading “The Importance of “Me Time””

Be Purposeful

As you set goals and decide to incorporate newer and better habits into your daily routine, it is important that you be purposeful. Questions to ask yourself what this new habit will give you or help you know, what this new habit might help prevent, and how this new habit will help you both short-termContinue reading “Be Purposeful”