Allergen-Friendly Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry


One year my son asked for broccoli for his birthday. True story. I'm not sure why broccoli gets such a bad rap, because my family loves broccoli. It works great in stir frys, quiches, soup, and steamed with lots of yummy Kerrygold butter. What's better? Broccoli is not just delicious, but it's packed with lots of great vitamins too! Hopefully (since you've landed on … [Read more...]

Tales of a Gluten-Free Traveler: 3 Types of “Gluten-Free” Restaurants


My whole family jumped on the gluten-free bandwagon a couple years ago. Other than coming up with good around-the-house snack ideas for the kids (and parents), and other than the first few months when we were dealing with doughnut withdrawal, its been a pretty easy transition. Except for traveling. Eating out in general has its challenges, but in your own town, you … [Read more...]

What Do Jesus and the Planet Venus Have in Common? Biblical Astronomy for Homeschoolers

Jesus and the Planet Venus

Probably one of the nerdiest things I do is search for NASA images online. I can get lost in them. I marvel a human ingenuity—the ability hurl a jet-propelled computer into space to send us back meaningful information. I marvel even more at the God who created all these things billions of miles away from us. I sat in wonder a couple weeks ago as the first images of … [Read more...]

A Free, Natural Stress Reliever That Really Works

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We're all friends here, right? Sometimes I feel as though between the laundry, the dinners, the baths, and the sibling squabbles, I lose myself. I forget who I am, I forget what I love, and I get stuck in mommy-mode. Can you relate? Maybe you're not a mom, but you get caught up in work or school—somewhere along the lines you start neglecting yourself in the name of … [Read more...]

How to Support Your Thyroid Naturally!


Maintaining a healthy thyroid is a delicate balance for those of us with thyroid issues. It seems something is always around to offset it, whether you use thyroid medication or not. Over the years of dealing with a thyroid autoimmune disorder, I have learned to listen to my body and find a happy place to where I am functioning at my best. I can also feel when the … [Read more...]