Recipes

Orange Lavender Cakes to Ease Back Into Work

You can't be a preschool teacher if you are not passionate about your job. I love working with young children. It is very fulfilling to see them grow and learn every single day. That being said, it can be really hard to snap back into work mode after almost two months of summer break. To… Continue reading Orange Lavender Cakes to Ease Back Into Work

Recipes

Summer Pasta

Yesterday, I had an amazing encounter with a neighbor I had never met before. As I was walking back home from the mailbox, I was greeted by a sweet elderly lady (I would say in her 80's). She was doing some yard work and we started chatting. After a long chat, she asked me to… Continue reading Summer Pasta

Challenges

WIAW: “Back On Track” Edition

Last month, I decided to skip the Foodie Pen Pal matching since I didn't know how busy I would be in July. I believe this short break was the perfect reminder of why I love the program so much. I found myself on several occasions, browsing through the markets, finding things I would have loved… Continue reading WIAW: “Back On Track” Edition

Recipes

Easy Pasta Sauces

If I had the choice, I'd eat pasta every day. Unfortunately, I don't work out nearly enough to balance my pasta obsession. I have learned to eat pasta only once every two weeks or so and it really made me appreciate it even more. Of course, it helps that my husband doesn't like pasta so… Continue reading Easy Pasta Sauces