Healing Miso Soup

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This last week almost everyone in my household has been been sick.  This soup somehow just soothes…. To make: 1 tablespoon yellow miso paste (filled with probiotics to help fight illness) 1 carrot chopped 1 stalk celery chopped 1 green onion chopped and a sprinkle of chopped seaweed Heat in a saucepan with 4 cups of… Read More…

Breakfast Nook

Posted by January 20, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
I have a big family and am always looking for ways to create extra seating in the kitchen. This custom built in breakfast nook allows for multiple guests to find a seat, while also adding a cozy feel to the room. I actually have one in my kitchen at home and love it! Tip- Use… Read More…

Recipe for Split Pea Soup!

Posted by January 16, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
Happy Meatless Monday everyone!  Our family’s favorite soup can be found at California Pizza Kitchen.  It’s the Dakota Smashed Pea and Barley Soup and it’s SO good!  Plus it is really high in protein and naturally low fat.  Sometimes I make it at home using this recipe: Click Here

Two-Story Entryway

Posted by January 13, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
What to do with a two-story entryway… you often will see people add curtains to the windows, paint the walls a bold color, or add lots of artwork to the walls to fill the space.  I find this simple, clean and classic approach very refreshing!  Winter White semi-gloss paint and floor to ceiling wall moldings.  Check out… Read More…

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Posted by January 9, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
For Meatless Monday try these stuffed portobello mushrooms from The Plantpower Way recipe book, written by Rich Roll and Julie Piatt.  This is by far my favorite cookbook and I use the recipes in it constantly.  (Click here to order) Mushrooms are one of the vegetables that Dr. Fuhrman says to eat every day for… Read More…

The Prettiest Mudroom

Posted by January 6, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
Friday’s Favorite Room is a mudroom! And it happens to be the most beautiful one I’ve ever seen.  Can we talk about this tile and sink?! While I am a fan of white cabinets, I think dark cabinets were the perfect choice for this room! What do you think?