Since the beginning of our marriage, I've been making this pizza dough. Way back then when we were two adorable married college students who had no clue what was in store for our lives and honestly couldn't afford to...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. Are you on the hunt for some...
MOMS - It's time for us to step up to the plate and get to grilling!  All too often, the grilling is left to the guys. Well, it's time for that to end. I'm here to tell you that grilling is...
Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Has Died at 61. The news alert popped up on my phone as I woke up yesterday. No. What? I had to put my glasses on to ensure I had read the headline correctly. The news was being...
If you have ever been stationed in Japan or had a spouse deployed out here, then you probably know about CoCo’s (Curry House CoCo Ichibanya). CoCo’s is a chain restaurant specializing in Japanese-style curry. I was excited to try...
After seeing my OB/GYN doctor for nine months, I felt a huge void after I gave birth. I got along well with her and felt like I was getting excellent care. Then I had my baby. I saw her...
  Did you get a new Instant Pot for Christmas? So did I! Last year. And ... I barely used it in the past year. Why? Because: I am scared of it. Pressurized contents? Burning hot explosions? Scary. We don’t eat a...
This is part two of a series about making your own sourdough bread starter and bread recipes. Make sure to read part one here! It's day one thousand whatever of quarantine. You've made your sourdough starter. You've either managed to...
Let me start out by saying that I LOVE to bake. I really like making cookies, especially simple recipes. I am sure you are looking at the title of this article and thinking, “Sure, she likes to bake but simple?...
It was November 2012, and we were visiting my in-laws for Thanksgiving. My son was playing outside in the snow after having a cookie. Soon after, my son told my husband his stomach hurt. A few short minutes later,...
Raise your hand if you felt personally victimized by 2020?  Insert all readers with hands raised.  Now that we all have our hands raised, each of us can admit we suffer from pandemic burnout. Whether you virtually school, work from home,...
In honor of summertime and Father's Day last week, I'm sharing my dad's recipe for his amazing bourbon barbecue sauce. Not only will you use it during the summer grilling season, you'll want to make a few extra batches to...

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Root Bound and Feeling Stuck: When Everyone is Changing Except You

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I feel as root bound and hemmed in as a plant that has been in its pot for too long. Restless, edgy, stuck...I am...
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The Dreaded Travel Dilemma