We just returned from a trip to Nashville where we visited my sister Leah, AKA the Leggy, Bronze Goddess, and her husband Tyler, the Abercrombie model. I’ve always been the more Quasimodo-esque sibling and this time was no different. In case you think I’m joking, please compare these two pictures from this weekend: One looks … Continue reading


Jar Jar Drinks

A friend and I have been reading through 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by Jen Hatmaker. It’s about pulling out of the system; disengaging from this consumeristic, stressed-out, distracted culture. It’s an excellent read and it will make you want to pull your hair out. Anyway, we got to the chapter on waste and … Continue reading


Kale: Vegetable to the Stars

My friend Rebekah was the one who really got me thinking about eating healthy food. She’s done a fabulous job at finding recipes that are delicious and nutritious and she graciously made me veggie burgers and healthy waffles while I exercised my taste buds on things I had never eaten before. One of the things … Continue reading

Family / The Duplex

Spaghetti Face

Dear Party-goers- I think I partied a little too hard last night. Alex accidentally forgot that I love to eat trash, so he thought nothing of putting out an entire bag full of spaghetti on the back porch. While you were talking about love, I was gorging myself on the classic Italian dish, complete with garlic bread. … Continue reading


A Veggie Tale

I did not grow up an adventurous eater. In fact, the only green thing I would eat was green beans from a can. My parents tried to get me to eat peas, but a mother can only handle so much sighing at the dinner table so she finally gave up.  In daycare, I would lick the … Continue reading