How We Potty-Trained Luke


Things I Love Thursday: a Potty-Training Story with a HAPPY ending! Even though Luke is almost 3, being a boy, being second-born, and being slower to develop in other areas, I still wasn’t sure potty-training would “take.”  However, getting rid of the paci went far better than I anticipated, and I reminded myself that Luke […]

TILT: iSanctuary


Sex Trafficking Human trafficking is the transportation and sale of human beings, often for purposes of exploitation. Leading authorities estimate that: more than 800,000 people are trafficked every year, adding to the figure of 27 million people around the world presently living in slavery. 80% of trafficking victims are women and children. Victims of sex trafficking are most commonly forced, […]

Pumpkin Curry Soup


I wanted to share an amazingly easy and flavourful dish!  This pumpkin curry soup will win you over to curry if you are not already a fan!  Throw in some naan and red pepper hummus, and you’re in for a real treat. *If you’re sad I don’t have labels on 2 of my spice jars, […]

Japanese Chicken


Japanese Chicken I got this recipe from my mother-in-law who got it from a girl in Turkey when she was visiting my sister-in-law there.  Anyway, it has literally been around the world now, and I urge you to try it- we LOVE this dish!  The Mirin is essential in achieving the right sweetness, and the […]

5-Cheese Stuffed Shells


5-Cheese Stuffed Shells I just made the 4-cheese stuffed shells again and really enjoyed them.  You can use jarred sauce or the following marinara. {Note: this recipe makes 2 smaller dishes so you can give one away or freeze one for later!} 1# jumbo shell pasta (40 shells) cooking spray 1 12-ounce carton 1% low-fat […]