Gratitude Season

Gratitude Season

I go through about 150 thank-you notes each year. (Not even slightly exaggerated.) It speaks volumes to the incredible people I have in my life. As a teacher, I'm constantly receiving adorable little tokens of gratitude from my students and their parents. Not to mention, I come from a gigantic family. It seems as though [...]

Digestion Defense: My Secret Weapon

Digestion Defense: My Secret Weapon

  In case you missed it- I've struggled with GI issues for most of my life. A little over a year ago, I committed to a naturopathic regiment that includes supplements and diet changes (no dairy and watching my FODMAPs). This summer, I was introduced to DiGize, an essential oil blend. In an effort to [...]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

I know what you're thinking. Don't worry, I didn't eat the frosting. (In case you missed it- I'm lactose-intolerant and made a choice last year to quit dairy for good. I don't believe in taking Lactaid or consuming products where the 'dairy' is removed. It doesn't work for my body, so I simply avoid it.) [...]