Tuesday 19 September 2017
Posted by:  4:34 PM CST

Today I allow myself to not fake “good”. I am giving myself a day void of pretending that I'm ok, and will not accept the guilt as my critical self tries to convince me that I am not enough if I don't keep going and power through. It has been three days since our Feed (more)

Sunday 17 September 2017
Posted by:  6:30 PM CST

No need to worry about leftovers with individual Hashbrown Breakfast Crocks In need of a simple yet elegant dish to serve to a guest who was arriving for brunch, and not wanting to offer sweet pastries or be left with a pan full of leftovers, I created these individual servings of crispy (more)

Posted by:  4:06 PM CST

Do you all remember my laundry room floor? The one that I convinced my husband we should cover in plywood and use as a canvas for me to draw on?  Well, friends… a year has passed.

Thursday 14 September 2017
Posted by:  5:18 PM CST

At every wedding I have attended the words, in sickness and in health, are solemnly stated. Those vows are made wholeheartedly in that moment. But what happens when the “in sickness” actually arrives? 

Posted by:  9:42 AM CST

For weeks I had been looking over the list of items that the college suggests new students arrive with. With my notes and checklists in hand I made trips to stores and shopped online doing my best to make sure he wouldn’t be in need of anything while he was away (more)

Posted by:  5:02 PM CST

Digging up potatoes with classes of fourth graders, having potato sack races and playing hot potato in the school yard, sampling Potato Chip Chocolate Chip Cookies with the kids, giving tours of the Spudmobile and seeing the young faces light up when they know the answer to the questions we ask… This is (more)

Posted by:  6:58 AM CST

Have you ever had something laid on your heart and you simply can not stop thinking about it? If you’re like me you latch onto that thought and spend nearly every second of the next day or two planning and dreaming and researching. You find yourself filled to the brim with (more)

Tuesday 13 June 2017
Posted by:  7:33 PM CST

My title is “adventures in gardening” but I really wanted to call this “the mis-adventures of gardening, and growing an “orchard”, and fumbling with grapevines, and attempts at foraging”. But… that would be an awfully lengthy title and it doesn’t really have the catchy phrasing that might encourage you to stick (more)

Thursday 1 June 2017
Posted by:  4:15 PM CST

~ Herbed Spring Potato Salad ~  fresh herbs and veggies from the garden, and  family cookouts with potato salad. 

Posted by:  4:24 PM CST

Salt and Vinegar Potato Caprese Bites This recipe and article was printed in the June Wisconsin Badger Common’Tater, a trade magazine that I am absolutely tickled to be a part of. Here you will find me writing potato related articles featuring delicious recipes... some indulgent and some quick and healthy. Check out their site for (more)