"Don't think me unscathed, but,
I have decided to love beautiful things"
PB Dip Recipe
Today Hallie turned 7 and I let her pick our plans for the day. They included a picnic at a nearby beach area, so for a special treat, I made this dip to go with our apple slices. Super yummy and easy!
Clean Eating Peanut Butter Fruit Dip
1/2 cup peanut butter (I used Smucker's natural chunky) 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt (didn't have greek; used regular) 2 tbsp. honey 1/4 cup non-fat milk (omitted completely) 2 tbsp. flax or chia seeds (I used flax)
Whisk everything together until you have a smooth, creamy dip. Serve with fruit such as apples or strawberries.
I want to be less melancholy that my kids are getting older.
I want to be thankful that they are healthy
I want to fully live in the moment
of the time we've been given.
Who knows when a day will be our last?
I hope and pray it is far far away, but nothing is a given
and aching for the past only insults the present.
I want to OWN every minute of my days
with a grateful heart
and open hands.
The future is a glorious thing
but today is what we've been given
and today is all we have.
1. We had the best trip to Honduras and Guatemala last week! We got home Monday night around 12:30am and the week since then has basically been been me trying to get back on top of laundry, homeschooling, groceries, christmas prep, etc. etc. Crazy-ville... but totally worth it!
2. Thursday Dec. 8: (My sister Emily turns 28!) On the other side of the world, we drove to Philly the night before and stayed in a airport hotel before our 6am flight out to Atlanta that morning. We arrived in San Pedro Sula around 2pm, got through customs and rented a little truck and drove 1.5 hours to Tela, a town on the northern (Caribbean) coast of Honduras.
3. Friday: We spent all day at Telamar, a resort on the ocean. I think the kids loved the lack of restrictions on the waterslides the best of all! :) We did human trains down the slide, slid backwards, upside down and on our knees. We timed each other ...and had the best time!
4. Saturday: After packing up and heading out for SPS, we ended up getting …