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…)
Comfort Works is providing me with materials at no cost so that I can share my experience recovering my Ikea sofa with you! All opinions are (always) my own.
Hot Toasted Coconut Cake
So I’ve been-done-lovin’ Comfort Works since I bought my first Ikea Karlstad sofa slipcover from them three years ago. That slipcover has held up great, but I’m a redecorating junkie, as you know. Now that my bedroom is wannabe-hipster-chic, I decided I wanted to make a BIG change to my living room, too!
Here’s my couch before: (more…)
Chocolate Coconut Macadamia Nut Cups (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free)
The other day I raided the fridge for a “snack” between meals and settled on a bite — JUST ONE BITE — of my Vanilla Bean Cheesecake. But there was a problem. The bite I took left the piece kind of crooked. And I hate a crooked piece of cake, y’all — it’s just not right. So I took another bite. You know, just to even it out.
But it wasn’t quite even. I’m sort of a cake slice perfectionist. So I made the difficult decision to eat a whole other row of bites. Sure, I probably shouldn’t eat so much cheesecake. But what a relief it’d be to have a nice, even slice left in the fridge.