I love the weekend mornings when I take the time to make real oatmeal – not the instant kind, the steel cut oatmeal that takes on an almost nutty flavor. Top with shaved coconut flakes, chopped nuts, fruit and a drizzle of VT maple syrup- yum!
The downside is, it takes 30minutes, and let’s be honest, most mornings I am too hungry to wait.
Someone recently mentioned the idea of overnight oats – something I’ve been meaning to try. This seems like a great solution for weekday breakfast as well. Once I’ve given it a shot, I’ll report back.
Simplify. This is my mantra. My goal. This word is my therapist.
Whenever life starts to feel overwhelming, or my head starts to spin with worries, or I feel the grasp of anxiety in my chest, I try to remind myself to simplify….
Literally. Not figuratively. Baggage has been on my mind lately.
I travel for work about once per month, usually just overnight. Up until last week I had always just used my normal purse to pack for overnight trips – keeping my personal items to a bare minimum. That technique required precision and planning, was getting annoying, and looked like this: Continue reading
Having kids sheds a new light on Valentine’s Day, taking it from romantic to platonic. Continue reading
I have been brainstorming ideas for an eventual bathroom renovation – we have a tiny (I mean minuscule) half bath on our main floor that is dark, dingy, and unloved.
I’m loving the idea of a fun graphic print wallpaper Continue reading