fitness, food, Uncategorized

Clean Cookie Dough

This cookie dough recipe is an old faithful that will always hit the spot when I want just an little somethin' sweet but don't want to spend an hour baking and don't want to consume 892346527853 calories. It's especially perfect as a cool, quick summer time treat for my little ones, too!  And doesn't it… Continue reading Clean Cookie Dough

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Two Ingredient Sourdough Starter

I didn't choose the simple life.  The simple life chose me.  Which is exponentially better than the thug life choosing me.  And tbh, I really, really dig the simple life. Working with my hands and DIY-ing fills my heart and soul and gives me rest.  It's a way of recharging for my introverted spirit and… Continue reading Two Ingredient Sourdough Starter

chickens, farmhouse, food, Uncategorized

Raising Baby Chicks – The first Two Weeks

I've lived in rural Missouri my whole life, but I've never raised or cared for an animal other than my beloved grumpy cat doppelgänger Poopsie who disappeared or spontaneously combusted or was abducted by the neighbor in 2016. So needless to say I have no idea what I'm doing - but hey, I've managed to… Continue reading Raising Baby Chicks – The first Two Weeks

farmhouse, food, Uncategorized

Bone Brawth & Harmony

Remember Bone Thugz?  If not, gtfo.  Jk you can stay but if you don't click this link and listen to Ghetto Cowboy whilst reading about preparing bone broth and having Laura Ingalls Wilder aspirations well then just stop reading. Fam.  I've been poor, I've been rich, I've been middle, I've been always an American so… Continue reading Bone Brawth & Harmony

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Clean Zucchini Muffins

shred10 approved "I'm talking about freeing yourself up to live life in abundance instead of clinging to your fears." - read of the day (by Jen Sincero) I'm a total self-growth junkie.  Me.  The girl who used to skip class in college to eat chocolate icing by the spoonful while binging on Nip/Tuck and generally… Continue reading Chocolate Chocolate Chip Clean Zucchini Muffins

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Clean & Lean Banana Bread

I recently heard a fitness professional say that if you exercise for an hour or more a day, you're considered an athlete.  And at first I was like, hey! that makes me an athlete.  But then I was like...wait...I haven't exercise vigorously or consistently since Thanksgiving.  Sooo, maybe not.  But then I was like, wait!… Continue reading Clean & Lean Banana Bread

Faith, food, Uncategorized

Homemade Amish Bread

I don't know why, but something about homemade bread just makes me feel extremely domestic.  Basically like an actual pioneer woman braving the cold and walking for miles to the town mill with my grains in a sack over my shoulder. Anyway, I posted a picture of a freshly baked batch of our favorite amish… Continue reading Homemade Amish Bread

Faith, food, kids, motherhood

Mornings at Home

Any number of my kids usually find their way into my bed somewhere between four and six before I wake up.  This morning it was the boys, debating who was stronger and following up with wrestle mania death match supreme.  I never had brothers, but so far I've found that everything they say about boys… Continue reading Mornings at Home

food

Low Cal Clean Eating Donuts

A throwback to my very first blog post ever! Gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free Tiny hands always find their way into my mixing bowls... Some people are fancy.  But I'm all about that ZipLoc life when piping anything... Donut pans are super cheap on Amazon Prime...like 9 dollars, or 12, or 14, I don't remember but… Continue reading Low Cal Clean Eating Donuts