Being a [Step] Mom: Why I Menu Plan

I don’t mean to keep talking about it.  But I do.  I can’t help it.  It’s who I am.  I love food.  Food is the thing around which my family revolves.  It’s horrible, I know.  I didn’t say family time, or love, or our faith.  I said food.  But here’s the thing, food is the thing that brings us together every day guaranteed.  Breakfast and dinner, 99.9% of the time, my family are together.  I … Continue Reading →


My Travel Diet

Before leaving for Germany one of the things I was most nervous about was my diet.  I love food.  I love cooking and I love trying new foods.  I’m a very healthy person and pride myself in my eating and fitness habits.  Naturally, I was convinced that I’d land in Germany and instantly gain 10 pounds.  In my head I had images of everyone, at work and in my personal life, pointing and whispering about … Continue Reading →