• "book review",  "life",  "Liz",  "stories",  "tips"

    Breaking The Period Taboo

    Pic Source That’s right.  I’m going there.   Aunt Flow. Crimson Tide. The Curse. Period.   Call it what you will;  it is an inevitable rite of passage to womanhood. It’s also a topic that as my friend and I once put it, the sort of thing that makes you plug yours ears and sing, la la la la la la, until the person stopped the torture.   I don’t know to many women in my life who have felt comfortable talking about the very thing that turns us into a woman, let alone tell their story of the first time they received their period, until I recently read a…

  • "life moments",  "life",  "lifestyle",  "tips",  "weekend"

    The Weekend

    1// At top, is easiest dish you will ever make, and yet it is so delicious that your family will devour it in one sitting.  I made it for breakfast on Saturday morning for the kids.  It is your classic Monkey Bread recipe.  I have a story behind that Bundt pan, but I’ll save it for another time.  (I used Pioneer Woman’s recipe) 2// Next up is my niece, Kaylie, who is staying with us this month.  She said this would end up being a bookmark.  I’m curious to see the end result.  3// My baby girl.  She is beautiful, even with crumbs on her face. 4// This was a…

  • "food",  "recipes",  "tips"

    How To Roast Your Garden Tomatoes

    I don’t really think you need a how-to over roasting your tomatoes.  I mainly just wanted to show off my garden tomatoes and how I am preserving them. Ha!    All I did, was, slice the tomatoes (these are my Roma Tomatoes) and lay them on a pan lined with parchment paper. Next, I picked a few leaves of basil, chopped it up and sprinkled it on top of the tomatoes.  I also sprinkled dried oregano, salt, and pepper over them. Peel a few cloves of garlic and spread them around the pan. To finish it up, drizzle some olive oil on top and throw it in a 200 degree oven…

  • "photography",  "tips",  "tutorials"

    iPhone Editing Tip: Get A Good App

    Most of us by now have heard about instagram, used it, or have seen others use it.   I’m also sure you have seen some amazing photos other users posted that made you wonder how in the world did that picture come from an iPhone.  Right!?  Or is it just me?  I wish I could tell you that I have it all figured out, but I haven’t.  At least not completely.  However, I can tell you how you can use editing apps to improve your photos.   Editing photos can take a good picture and make it a great picture.  Before I start, I want to tell what editing app I use. …