Simple Pleasures: Melissa’s Lemony Massaged Kale Salad, Good Pens & a Gratitude Prompt

Sometimes it just takes a simple new something to bring some freshness and pleasure to life. When approaching the one year-mark of living in a pandemic, these things are especially welcomed. Can you believe we have been living in this twilight zone for a year? Some students and I were talking this week about how … Continue reading Simple Pleasures: Melissa’s Lemony Massaged Kale Salad, Good Pens & a Gratitude Prompt

Honoring MLK Day & the Fight for Racial Justice (with Resources and Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies)

MLK Holiday is one I have cherished for years. Each January our family seeks to honor MLK Day in some way- reading a speech aloud, watching footage of Dr. King, baking a birthday goodie representing varying shades of skin tones, etc. We seek to somehow raise our awareness and honor the good work that he … Continue reading Honoring MLK Day & the Fight for Racial Justice (with Resources and Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies)

Soup Season has Commenced: Up 1st-Turmeric Coconut Chicken Soup

I have a deep affection for soup. It has so many endearing qualities: versatile, filling, body warming, easy to share, healthy - or at least potentially healthy, can be made ahead, perfect left overs...I could go on and on. Some of the most frequently made soups at our house are: THIS tomato soup, THIS tortellini … Continue reading Soup Season has Commenced: Up 1st-Turmeric Coconut Chicken Soup