I have always been a bit of a planner. I like to know what’s happening and what to expect. I’m always the one in our family who plays the devil’s advocate, who considers the “what ifs” of all kinds of situations. A few years ago, all that “what if” thinking led me to create my […]
There’s a side of me that not many people see. It’s the side of me that has battles with depression and anxiety. I have had trouble with anxiety and depression off and on since my teens, but it wasn’t until I suffered severe postpartum depression following the birth of my kids, that I realized I […]
As a busy mom of three boys, I’m always on the lookout for dinner inspiration. I’m looking for affordable, delicious, wholesome meal ideas that don’t require any ingredients I can’t find in my rural community’s grocery stores.
I often talk about the way the little things we do every day add up to big savings. And there’s no better demonstration of that fact than in your kitchen.
When life gets hectic, the last thing you want to do is worry about what to make for dinner. The solution is not dialing for take-out or hitting the drive-thru. It’s taking just a little bit of time to prepare for those busy nights. The new cookbook Prep-Ahead Meals From Scratch by Alea Milham is […]
I live in northern Minnesota, in a unique part of the world called the Iron Range. This is a place where iron is mined to make steel. It is a place rich in history and a melting pot of cultures. It is a place that drew thousands of immigrants from countries like Finland, Sweden, Germany, […]
Eight years ago I had an awesome job. I worked with great people, I found my work fulfilling, and the pay was good. And then I left all that behind for a job that meant even more to me. I became a full-time mom. Leaving my career to take care of my three children (a […]