God Winks

Rule #22: Flossie knows what’s up.

My Great Grandma, Flossie, used to say, “Whether the sky is blue or grey, there is always something to love or laugh at or smile at each and every day.” I think she was onto the secret of happiness in this sometimes crazy, difficult, painful, and confusing life.

God Winks are those love drops we need to remind us that we’re not alone and that there is truly good and beauty in every day.

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Amazon Finds: The April Edit

Amazon Finds: The April Edit

Rule #88: A good wine stopper can change your world. 

Here’s my roundup for my favorite Amazon finds of the month! I love shopping in my pj’s (and let’s be honest, that’s usually the only way I shop these days) and scoring good finds!

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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Rule #53: A little spice is nice. Okay, so, this may be my most favorite thing I’ve ever made. Ever. How could you go wrong with BUFFALO sauce PLUS chicken MEATBALLS?! These little balls of…

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Rule #155: Whoever said Brussels sprouts weren’t tasty clearly never had the right ones. 

I love a side dish that I can throw together, shove in the fridge, and pull out whenever it’s time to eat! This Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad is one of those easy sides. It’s light, zippy, and takes just minutes to prepare!

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Beef Bourguignon

Rule #91: Beef B. by D. is the way to roll.

Translation: Beef Bourguignon by Daddy is the way to roll. Julia Childs has the ultimate “impress the in-laws” type recipe, but this one is meant for the every day folks who want to get something yummy on the table without having to invoke a famous chef from the past. My dad would make this on a lazy Sunday when we were all just hanging around the house. The smells are one of those food memories that will always have a special place in my heart.

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