Dinner Party. Deconstructed.

  One million years ago, when I was young, I went to Australia with thousands of other youths, because the Pope had invited us. I did things there. Saw kangaroos. Ate lamington (U.S. GET ON YOUR SPONGE CAKE/ CHOCOLATE COATING/ COCONUT GAME)/ Weetabix/ Tim Tams (obvi, this is prior to being diagnosed gluten-free). Also, it... Continue Reading →

Four photos: here’s what’s up

I don't have words at the moment. So, here are images. 🙂 My car's (THE NEW CAR!!) check engine light came on yesterday and I just about cried...that kind of week, ya'll. So, I went to adoration instead of crying (all about those healthy choices), and today my dad was like, "the internet says this... Continue Reading →

Carrot cake granola!

Oh friends. And friends and friends. I went. I went on retreat. It was lovely. Sometimes I'll be somewhere and I'll realize: this is exactly right. I'm exactly myself, exactly where I need to be. Marytown (the retreat center) is one of those places. Thank you for your prayers while I was away. AND NOW... Continue Reading →

Super easy flour-free banana muffins!

Happy 4th of July! Here's a super quick/ easy recipe for flour-free banana muffins. Found this one on the internet. Thanks, internet! We had extra, browning bananas...which is what inspired me to look for something to make. Also! Tip for those making these for someone with a gluten-intolerance: make sure you use gluten-free oats. Most... Continue Reading →


Yesterday, a Thursday, I lectored. This is standard. What's not standard is the never-ending beauty in the Bible. So, this: We must consider how to rouse one another to love and good works. We should not stay away from our assembly, as is the custom of some, but encourage one another... And I was like,... Continue Reading →

Gluten Free Conundrums

There's a slightly-obscure Catholic New Years tradition where we are randomly assigned a saint to study/ emulate in the new year. I've received saints to study over the past few years at my New Years retreat, which is all fun and smiles. Last year (2012) my saint was St. Elmo. I had never heard of... Continue Reading →

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