Sunny Vegetable Salad

365 easy recipes, Louisville Food Blogger, foodie, side dish, veggies

When I was a kid I hated vegetables. There, I said it out loud. I did. I was probably not that much out of the ordinary, but I existed on meat, bread and potatoes. Oh yeah, and sugar. Did I mention sugar? It's a wonder I'm still alive. But today, as an adult women who has lived the better part of … [Read more...]

Smoky Mountains

Smoky Mountains, travel, travel blog, Louisvlle travel blog, places to see

I have been visiting the Smoky Mountains since I was a kid. I remember going there on family vacations while growing up. And then my husband and I started visiting the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg for anniversary trips . We visited both Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains in March and I gotta … [Read more...]

Slow-Cooker Enchiladas

365 easy recipes, Louisville Food Blogger, foodie, dinner

I'm back with another recipe for my 365 easy recipes. Today I am sharing Slow-Cooker Enchiladas. Here's the deal, I'm not really reaching my 365 easy recipe goal, unless, of course, I just post 356 easy recipes but not every day. That just made sense, right? Whatever it is I am doing, I have … [Read more...]

Easy Lasagna

365 easy recipes, Louisville Food Blogger, foodie, dinner, lasagna

I haven't posted my 365 easy recipes here for awhile. I have one today; Easy Lasagna. I'm not saying I will be able to post one every day just yet but I made it on this day. I have been making this Easy Lasagna dish for more years than I can remember. We received a cookbook with the purchase of … [Read more...]

Greystone Lodge Gatlinburg

Greystone Inn, travel, travel blog, Louisvlle travel blog, places to see

I have been away from this space for awhile. I have been making a lot of changes the last month or so in my professional life, but things are becoming more normal now - whatever "normal" means, so I hope to begin writing on a regular basis again. I digress, however, I am here to talk about Greystone … [Read more...]

Beauty of Acceptance

ransitioning women, Louisville Life Coach, life, forgiveness, authentic living, true intimacy, Womens' Mentor

In my recent post Forgiving Ourselves, I talked about how hard it is to forgive ourselves. Although I do believe that is indeed a very difficult thing to do, we often miss the beauty of acceptance for the same reason; it's just plain hard. But the beauty of acceptance has the power to … [Read more...]

Shrimp Scampi

365 easy recipes, Louisville Food Blogger, foodie, dinner, shrimp

Shrimp Scampi is my chosen dish for my 365 easy recipes today. As you may have noticed, I've been missing in action. I have been on a learning curve with my new position, and we are experiencing internet issues which doesn't help AT ALL! Hopefully all will be resolved in that area tomorrow. On … [Read more...]

The Gift of a Dream

transitioning women, Louisville Life Coach, life, forgiveness, authentic living, true intimacy, Womens' Mentor, dreams

Thinking about dreams today. Not the kind you have while you're asleep...though I did have a rather interesting, somewhat disturbing dream right before I awoke this morning...but I digress. Have you ever thought about the gift of a dream? People don't talk about their hopes and dreams … [Read more...]

Forgiving Ourselves

transitioning women, Louisville Life Coach, life, forgiveness, authentic living, true intimacy, Womens' Mentor

The hardest task in life is forgiving ourselves. Why is that? Is it because things become so cleverly disguised; tucked safely away in the hidden recesses of our minds, that we are unaware of the need of forgiving ourselves? Forgiving others is a simple task compared to the act of forgiving … [Read more...]

No-Bake Cereal Bars

pie, dessert, 365 easy recipes, Louisville Food Blogger, foodie,

I have a confession to make...I love chocolate. I wish I didn't oftentimes, but I do. So whenever I make dessert it usually includes some type of chocolate. I also love to bake, however, when I'm running short on time, a no-bake kind of dessert is a great go-to choice. I am doing a 365 easy … [Read more...]