End of the year Vegan Chili

Wow…where did December go? It passed so quickly as the last 2 weeks have been nothing but a revolving door of guest at our place. Although I clearly love that, I haven’t had a chance to really sit down and reflect on the past year and new year to come. Hopefully, since we will be […]

How to make a healthier sugar cookie

This is a recipe I made using white whole wheat flour for a healthier version of the classic Christmas sugar cookie. It’s hard to go to healthy with these cookies because the key ingredients really need to be close to the real thing. (At least that is how I feel). But remember everything in moderation. […]

4 Tips for Surviving Holiday Parties

It can be said that we are in full swing for Holiday Parties! Today, is perhaps the first day since last Thursday that I am not bustling to get stuff done or meet up with friends or family. But, very blessed for the people I got to see the last few days. Including, finally meeting […]

Lovely Blog Award

This weekend was spent making new family memories. It was my youngest brother’s graduation, which meant I got a nice visit from my mother who lives in Cali. We spent most of the weekend cooking ( tamales, chicken mole, and all the fixings). We were able to host everyone in our new home, which was […]

Pinterest inspired – DIY Christmas Banner

I finally put away my good old Spartan banner to make room for this new Christmas Banner. I looked through a variety of banner examples on Pinterest to help spark my creative bone. This is what I came up with. What you need: Scissors Burlap or some short of fabric, cut into 7 squares ( […]