Coconut Cream Sugar Cookie Bars
This is the first story in the I Changed My Mind series, where I’m going to share stories of times I changed my mind about significant beliefs in order to model vulnerability and nuance, something I think is lacking in our public discourse right now. Hop back to the series introduction to read about what inspired this collection!
I hope you’ll join me in the comments to share stories of when you changed your mind. As a reminder, this is a series to prompt one another to be vulnerable, be sincere, and listen — not to argue or debate. So, when have you changed your mind?
I changed my mind about politics after voting in my first election. (more…)
Baked Eggs in Avocado Boats
Most of my reading audience is Christian, but Jesus seems so far away these days. He’s in my heart always — but it’s hard to find him in the world. When I’m reading around online, I’m surprised at what I see Christians saying.
I thought maybe we could all join in a little reintroduction to Jesus. Who is He?
Cajun Catfish (low-carb, gluten-free, and delicious!)
I promise I will talk about important things again soon, but right now I want to take five minutes or so and just think about TRADER JOE’S and CAJUN CATFISH. Anyone up for five minutes of self-care with me?
Here’s the plan: let’s talk about our favorite things at Trader Joe’s because that’s always fun, and then I’ll give you an awesome recipe that has nothing to do with Trader Joe’s just ’cause it’s really tasty. Sound good? Good.
My favorite things at Trader Joe’s right now in no particular order are: (more…)
Willow Bird Baking’s Best Recipes of 2016
Spiced Orange and Pear Compote
Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Or set intention words or whatever the current thing is? There’s this weird push and pull about things like this: a group shares resolutions and another group sneers at the idea of resolutions and then another group sneers at sneering at resolutions and then…you get the idea.
I even think there’s a group who sneers at the push-pull. Personally I’d like to take a break from the sneering.
Anyway, I made a resolution this year because it served me. My resolution is to