This is super easy to make. It is loaded with tons of good veggies. There is plenty of protein with the white beans and the kidney beans. The best thing is, dinner is done when I get home from work! Ingredients 2 14 oz. cans of diced tomatoes 2 Tbs tomato paste 1/4 c sun-dried… Continue reading Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup
This puts dinner on the table in 25 minutes. It's a great savory way to eat mushrooms, onions, and spinach. Ingredients 6 c spinach 2 c mushrooms 2 cloves garlic 1 onion, sliced 1/2 c vegetable broth Couscous 1 box Mediterranean couscous Direction saute mushrooms with the onions and a Tbs of water in your… Continue reading Couscous with Mushrooms and Spinach
Today I got doughnuts for my cast and I got an extra box of doughnuts for a family I know. I don't see them very often any more. I used to see them every day. The little boy, who is now 8, would come to my house everyday while his mom was at work. It's… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 20
We celebrated love this week with Valentine's Day. It's got me thinking more about all of the aspects of love. I looked at an old blog post I posted many years ago and decided to give it a face lift... adding a little here and there from a few more years of experience. One of… Continue reading Aspects of Love
Wow! What a week! I guess several 16 hour days in a row can do a person in. I just woke up. My body is fighting a cold. I may have slept in of the last 24 hours and I am ready to go back to bed. LOL. I guess my act of kindness today… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 108
Ok... I have to admit. There comes a time when you are just stretched too thin to find time to be kind. What I mean is, stretch too thin to find the time to be kind in a specific way or in a kindness project. I've had several 16 hour days as I've been getting… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 107
Earlier this month the most amazing little boy turned 6. Ben came into my life as my first grand child. I loved being at his birth. His mom was a champ! This sweet, happy baby has grown into a sweet happy boy. His Aunt Lilli cried when she found out he was going to be… Continue reading Happy Birthday Ben!
Yesterday I looked for a way to spread kindness. I discovered I could help a child in need, a student I adore, and a great cause all in one! Our school is currently holding a fund raiser to raise money for a little girl in our community who has recently been diagnosed with a serious… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 106
Happy Valentine's Day! Once again we have arrived at that anticipated-day-of-romance-often-dreaded-by-singles. So, in the spirit of spreading joy and love, send something to someone special to someone who is not expecting it! Send flowers to someone who dreads this day. Today, I will on the look out for someone who is trying to avoid Valentine's… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 105
I've made an observation that just amazes me... cooking is a practical skill that has been discarded along the wayside. It's not just teens who have forgotten the benefits of cooking nutritious meals at home. I was sitting by some ladies this weekend who were chatting away about how they "eat out" 3-4 times a… Continue reading Adulting 101 – What’s Cooking?