• Three Years Ago…

    Three years ago today, I left my life in Nebraska to start something new in Colorado. I packed up my SUV with my essentials and drove away from Therapy House. The house that I poured blood, sweat and tears into, quite literally.  The house that offered me a first night of full rest, after many restless nights over the course of many months, the very first night I tucked in to bed there. The house that was all mine – that I took pride in – that was a testiment of how ‘ok’ everything was despite all the messiness in life. I miss that little house (with the gigantic garage)……

  • Dill Memories

    Last evening I made a recipe I found on Pinterest (you can link to it by clicking here). Not only did this sauce have incredible flavor, but it brought back memories from my young childhood. When I was young I would help my grandmother can dill pickles. I would sit on the counter and drop a clove of garlic into the jars as well as a sprig of dill. While I’ve always held that memory close to my heart, last night while making this recipe (which also called for fresh dill) I found myself right back in my grandmothers kitchen – eating the cucumbers about as fast as she could…

  • A Breakfast Bridal Shower

    When does the countdown for the wedding officially begin? If it starts today, we are 17 days away! Holy Cow! I cannot believe how the time as flown; it will be here before I even know it. That isn’t to say that the celebrations haven’t already begun. I have amazing friends and family who have thrown me some of the most wonderful bridal showers over the past month and a half. There has been so much in the good food, good friends, amazing family, thoughtful gifts and fun it is truly a testament to how many incredible people I have in my life. And, for all that, I couldn’t be…