• Dinner,  Recipes

    Dinner Recap: Diamond Burgers

    I made incredible sliders yesterday, and they were a MAJOR win. I just wanted to share them here on the blog so I could find them again, because I’m probably going to turn these into a staple in our house. They turned out way better than I imagined… even the kiddos loved them. They aren’t clean or healthy, but you could make a few adjustments to improve them: Use ground turkey instead of beef Avoid the glaze (but it’s the best part, so I’m willing to just eat more salad the next day to keep the glaze) Serve open-faced (1/2 the roll) Replace with vegan cheese, or even just nix the…

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    Ladies, We Can Do Better

    This was originally a post I made in my women’s group, after a plethora of anonymous questions and concerns about infidelity and emotional affairs. I felt compelled to challenge the 12k women in my group to do and demand better, as women… and a few of them asked me to make it public so they can share, so I’m reposting here. <3 — LADIES, WE CAN DO BETTER. I know… it takes two to tango. I know, it’s just as much the man’s fault as “the other woman”. Maybe even more! I know, I know, I know. But, I’m a woman. As an admin here, I’ve read too many anonymous…

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    Anonymous Letter 1 – Tenacity

    Friend, I wish you could see what I see. I wish you knew just what you are capable of, and what you truly deserve. Why do we settle? Why do we keep spinning in circles, only to end up dizzy and out of sorts – and nowhere closer to happy? You deserve people in your world that will see what an incredible human you are: kind, compassionate, strong, loving. You’re not perfect, of course, none of us are… but you have resolve. You have tenacity. When I was eighteen, a real estate agent I worked with told me I was tenacious, and I’ve never forgotten it. Isn’t that strange? I…