It has been a MINUTE my friends! The last month I’ve been trying tons of new recipes and once spring officially hits, I hope to do a blog post on all the fun new winter recipes I’ve tried (and let me tell you, there have been the good and the bad!). But before diving intoContinue reading “My Go-To Healthy-ish Winter Recipes”
To be honest, I threw this blog post together after a few weeks of thinking “wow, I should make homemade chili soon.” And then yesterday, I finally did it. And it knocked our socks off. Let’s get this straight – this is not a simple recipe. This is not a 10 ingredients or less, 30-minutes-or-lessContinue reading “Wolters Family Chili”
I’ve always found joy in transitioning with the seasons. The newness is exciting, brimming with opportunity and the potential that resides in what’s to come! For me, transitioning with the seasons means changing small bits and moments of my life to signify the entrance of this new time of year. Each of the four seasonsContinue reading “Transitioning Into Winter During a Pandemic: 5 Ways to Maintain Wellness”
Settling down after the holidays has never felt more truly settling than this year. Even though the pandemic meant we weren’t nearly as busy as we would have normally been during the holidays, returning to routine and the warmth of home feels incredibly comforting. Even just reducing the “hurry” in our day-to-day is a beautifulContinue reading “Reflections on Christmas + 2021 Dreaming”
This time of year is full of so many wonderful signifiers of the Christmas season: warm glowing Christmas lights, jolly holiday music with familiar melodies, the smells of cranberries and pine lingering from a favorite candle or the freshly-cut tree. But there is one incredibly classic Christmas signifier that I unfortunately have never been aContinue reading “Starting New Traditions with Ginger Spice Cookies”
It’s still hard to believe that January 1st existed in 2020! I’m thinking we will most likely end up defining this chaotic year by so much of what started in its third month. But long before COVID-19 entered the United States, we all celebrated as the clock struck midnight, entering in a new year andContinue reading “What Grace Means To Me: My Word of 2020”
In my family, for the past few Thanksgivings, my speciality has been making the chocolate pecan pie. One level up from a classic pecan pie (which is delicious in its own way), the chocolate pecan pie is straight up indulgent. The melty rich chocolate with the nutty pecan flavor is roll-your-eyes-back delicious. The sweet fillingContinue reading “Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars with Shortbread-Style Crust”
With the chaos of 2020, I think I speak for most of us when I say I am VERY excited for Thanksgiving this week! Even though many parts of our Thanksgiving celebrations aren’t quite traditional this year, I’m still looking forward to the different and new things that we get to enjoy. For example, onContinue reading “5 Helpful Thanksgiving Ideas from All Around the Internet”
Fall is pretty magical, isn’t it? Drifting out of summer can be painful, but any person can be allured by the slowly changing colors and the slightly cooler temperatures. Our warm socks and fuzzy blankets beckon us to pick them up once again, the nights getting shorter as the days go by. Since March I’veContinue reading “8 New-To-Me Fall Recipes I Tried This Season”
This post is a glorified love letter to Paige Pritchard and her blog “The Purposeful Penny”, and includes continued thoughts on one of her recent Money Monday videos. This also could be considered a love letter to my own life coach. Or Brené Brown. 😂 When a strong emotion comes, it hits us each differently.Continue reading “Feel Your Feelings”
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