Sautéed Spinach & Grapefruit Salad

I’m a healthy eater and always eat clean and nutritious meals, but I often get into food slumps and eat the same thing over and over. Sometimes it’s because I’m momentarily obsessed with that food (i.e. Whole Foods chicken wings that I grubbed on for a solid two weeks every day after work) and sometimes it’s because I don’t have time to plan new meals, so … Continue reading Sautéed Spinach & Grapefruit Salad

Curiosity Didn’t Kill the Cat

That age-old saying is stupid. Why shouldn’t people be curious? Curiosity doesn’t kill you; it makes life exciting and creative. In my opinion, it’s comparison that screws us up. Comparison killed the cat. It’s so easy to get hung up on what we don’t have and what we haven’t achieved, rather than making a plan to get it and being thankful for what we do have in … Continue reading Curiosity Didn’t Kill the Cat

There’s Something About a Coffee Shop

When I was little, my mom and I used to have these mother/daughter days on weekends and she’d take me wherever I wanted to go (in reasonable vicinity  – Atlanta or the suburbs – and nowhere too expensive; she was a single mother and we often dug out quarters from the car seats for gas money – Six Flags was off limits). Being the strange … Continue reading There’s Something About a Coffee Shop


It’s Sunday afternoon. I’ve just finished watching The Breakfast Club (don’t you love it when those movie gems pop up on ABC Family?) and polishing off a pan of brownies. I’m contemplating practicing my guitar, but it’s across the room so I decide against it. Needing some sort of creative stimulation, I begin pondering.. Work out? Take my dog for a walk? Do laundry? Clean the kitchen? Clean the bathroom? Clean … Continue reading Hellerrrr