Nature’s first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf’s a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.
[ #WohvenWanders takeover with @beardedtitan ] "If one looks back let it be the understanding that we are standing on the shoulders of the giants that came before us. The gift from the ancients is never to be trifled with but to be respected as the trees that stand before us."
Midwest Girls embrace the change of seasons whole heartedly! This one reminds us of that hat you may find in your Mom and Dad's attic except it won't smell like moth balls! 🤣Double tap if you are adding this to your Christmas list! 🙌🏻
A few #momlife moments from today... 👉🏻 Does anyone else DREAD putting tights on their toddler? Every Friday morning, I feel like I'm trying to dress a limp noodle! 🤣 #seriously And then it never fails we almost have a potty accident as soon as we get home trying to get them off! #emergency911 🙄 👉🏻 How does one lose a pair of uggs?! 😫 I remember looking for them a week ago, but I can't remember if I ever found them. The box is empty. I think I just put them away in June. #midwestlife How can my memory be SO bad?! 😱 #mombrain 👉🏻 How do you mamas with several children ever get anywhere? Kudos to y'all! And even bigger kudos to those of y'all with several who get places EARLY! 🙌🏻 #yougogirl I can hardly get anywhere with my one, and y'all KNOW we are never on time!! 🙈#alwayslate#iworkbetterunderpressure 👉🏻BUT being a MOM is hands down the absolute BEST job EVER!!! 💕💕💕
You made it.
Your favorite day.
A time to catch your breath.
You're dreaming about the couch.
You're excited to get off your feet.
You can't wait to do nothing.
I so get you.
As a teacher, I couldn't wait for the weekends.
As a teacher, I couldn't wait for the holidays.
It's not that I hated my class or hated teaching, I just needed a break from how exhausted I was feeling.
I was exhausted ALL THE TIME.
I was busy.
BUT, I loved making an impact.
What you do is incredible.
WHY you do it is even more amazing.
You show up each and every single day to love, teach, and inspire. You help comfort kids who are hurting. You listen to kids who just need someone to listen. You set high standards for character and kindness. You teach and elevate respect. You teach more than content, you teach life.
It takes a lot to emotionally, physically, and mentally be a teacher.
I just wanted to shower you with some love today.
I know that you are looking forward to the weekend.
I know that you are looking forward to Thanksgiving.
But, remember, what you're doing is incredible. I think when you're in the day-to-day, you forget the huge impact you are making. One day is awesome and the next day is a disaster. Just keep going. You've got this.
JOHNNY MARZETTI Casserole! Two weeks ago one of those “Casserole/Crockpot pages” ads (you know the ones, bad low light photos but everyone loves them 😂) came across my Facebook feed & it was this dish! I had to investigate what it was - and here’s the recipe! It is #midwest comfort food to the max! Clickable recipe #linkinprofile ! #midwestlife#comfortfood
Super excited to announce my second pop up event - learned loads from the first one and pumped to double down on the experience! •
Teaming up with the lovely Coco from @cocospheregallery once again and a few other amazing people! •
Peter Vang from @ptnb_cuisine and Jordan Carlson from @funkygrits will be playing around with food as well! •
MJ (@lifegigabytes ), an amazing artist, will be showcasing splatter/graffiti work on tablecloths too!
Tickets will be $75 for 7+ courses, 2 wine pairings and an amazing atmosphere! Teaming up with @justinhayslett and all ticket prices will go to help fund the charity he’s paired with to help orphans with basic necessities and Christmas gifts this year!
There are only 7 spots left, the event will be on Sunday December 17, from 4-7 pm. Dm me if interested and I’ll shoot ya a link where ya can reserve your seat tomorrow!
Scallop ceviche - ginger cotton candy, seaweed, salt lime pearls, rum gastrique, rose water fog
Carpaccio - light cured with tobacco, cocoa and espresso; caramelized marrow, whisky spritz, charred onion trio
Grilled Octopus Salad - Candied pear chips, miso vinaigrette, procuitto, arugula
Braised Lamb - Brown Butter Sage Marshmallow, aged sweet potato croquette, balsamic sherry reduction, leek
Toasted Acorn Mousse - caramelized white chocolate granola crackers, cranberry marmalade
Quail consume - soft poached quail egg in charcoal powder, scallion
Beet rain drop cake, earl grey meringue, lavender glass, sour lemon pearls, mint powder, French vanilla buttercream
if what you say
and what you do
aren't adding up,
look for fear,
and look at it closely.
what's a story?
what choice can you make
into the how,
of the now,
so that you can
you haven't done before?
so that you can
you haven't felt before?
so that you can
that you haven't lived before?
Woke up 15 minutes before my alarm this morning ready to rock the day 🎉🎉 .
Feeling grateful for another day to chase after dreams and the fact that it's Friday! 😀😀 Today I hope you choose joy, happiness, laughter and love. ❤
There was nothing more that I wanted to do this morning than stay hidden under the blankets where I was surrounded by my fur children. .
Negotiations started as I tried to tell myself I’d workout after work. I knew that was a lie. So I got my butt up and turned on the tv and did the dang thing. .
No doubt I am awake and warm now after just a quick 25 minute workout in my living room. If you haven’t got your workout in what are you waiting for? Do it. Do it for you!!