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Behind the ​Porcelain Mask

I have washed the fragments of a man from floors and papered walls. And I have scoured and scrubbed until…

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 Me & Manischewitz​

Manischewitz and I go way back. Manischewitz matzo is one of the things that remind me of home.  Around Passover,…

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Vegan Pineapple Korma

If you’ve been following my blog, you know I am only going to give you super easy recipes. My tiny…

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My Love Affair With Snark

Gary Larson was a famous American cartoonist from Tacoma, Washington. He had his “hay day” in the 1990s. He created…

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​Easy Vegan Jook/Congee

This morning I woke up with a cold, the kind that needed the comfort of soup. I grew up on…

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3 Toys You Should and​ Should Not Buy for Your Tiny Toy Terror!

We have a one-year-old miniature wired-hair dachshund named Pippin. Her personality is larger than life. But behind all eleven pounds…

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Knuckle-Chumps & Renobs

I grew up in a conservative Christian family. You know, the kind where you had your mouth washed out with…

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At The Edge of The Ocean

She wept at the edge of the ocean until her salt-water pooled into the sea. She wept for loss and…

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Fantasy Self vs Real Self

I am an organizer. I have always been an organizer. I have organized everything from stuff to events. I enjoy…

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Eat For Free!​

I have a quirky and fascinating daughter. Her hobby is research. Sometimes she’ll root through the weird videos on YouTube: dog…

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Best Vegan Chili Ever!

So as you have probably gathered by now, I like super simple recipes with few ingredients. I don’t have a…

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Denying The Devil His Due

When I was twenty-one, I was sexually assaulted. Not once, but many times over the course of a month. I…

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Eating Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

You wouldn’t think that a city in northern Idaho would have some of the best food in the United States….

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Coeur d’Alene Resort, Idaho

The Coeur d’Alene Resort is a beautiful lakeside resort. I have held four conventions at this resort because the attendees always…

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5 Products That Make Life Easier in a Tiny House

I have lived in my 24′ tiny house for a year now. Over that year I have discovered some handy…

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Eating Colorado Springs

In case you haven’t read my other restaurant reviews there is something you should know. I have a list, a…

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Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs

No doubt about it, the four-diamond resort, Cheyenne Mountain Resort is set against gorgeous vistas and a breathtaking view of…

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Vegan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Some friends had us over for dinner and served us these delicious stuffed sweet potatoes. They were so good I…

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Minimalism and OCD

I often get asked how I became a minimalist and how I came to live in a tiny house. I wish I had a more glamorous answer like I was inspired by Pinterest or it came to me during meditation. The truth is, I have OCD and both becoming a minimalist and living in a tiny house are a direct result of coping with it.

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Creamy Vegan Avocado Linguine

Okay, this is going to blow your mind. 4 ingredients, that’s it. 1 large Avocado (for the record, I love…

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Vegan Sushi

I have been a “flexitarian” for years. I would eat meat out but vegetarian at home. Since moving to the…

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 The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa

The view…you just can’t beat the view. Resting on Hilton Head Island’s white sandy beaches and tucked in amongst the…

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Eating Hilton Head Island

Let me just say this up front, many restaurants on the island are about 20 minutes from where ever you are…

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Five Reasons To Hate Tiny Living

I live in 194 square feet. Yes, I am one of those…a tiny houser. I have always been a minimalist,…

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Eating Nashville

Who doesn’t like Nashville? It has great music and a great food scene! Foodies have found a new Mecca. Recently…