Don’t Miss May: How to Savor Your Life When It Feels Like a Blur

LauraFood, Marriage, Motherhood

I asked my friend to pray for me and my scattered thoughts. I told her that everything – from food to end-of-the-year award ceremonies, from finances to flower gardens – seems out of control. I’m eating my meals like a highly competitive garbage compactor. I’m driving down the highway like a 3-year-old boy on a skateboard heading straight down a … Read More

Make the Same Meals Every Week: 5 Surprising Benefits

LauraAll Posts, Food, Healthy Living, Motherhood

Food used to be my biggest headache… There was a time when I would spend several hours composing our menu each week, downloading new recipes, ripping recipes from shiny magazines, and paging through my pile of cookbooks for inspiration. My grocery list would be a mile long with new ingredients that I never bought before and may never use again. … Read More

The Reluctant Meal-Planner’s Meal Plan: My Gift to You

LauraAll Posts, Food, Healthy Living, Motherhood

(mmm… delicious gluten-free granola bars that we bake every week) You need to know that food is not my forte. For years, it has been an up-hill battle…on a mountain of Jello. In our family of 7, it works logistically for me to take responsibility for menu planning, grocery shopping, and food preparation, but it isn’t my strength or my … Read More