When Body Image Becomes an Idol

During my high school years, I struggled with an eating disorder. Any weight gain was unacceptable to me–even that which was part of normal growth and development. If the numbers on the scale went up or I had to size up in clothing, I freaked out. Having total control over my body was so important…

Favorite {easy} healthy eating tips

I am not a health food expert. In fact, almost everything I know about healthy eating has been learned from my future-MD-could-be-a-certified-nutritionist-younger sister. Jenny has definitely done her research about food and how it affects the body, and she strongly believes that eating well will lead to a longer life, or at least a higher quality of…

A few of my favorite things. . .

Well, current favorites, mind you. September has been such a whirlwind. We’ve been burning up the roads every weekend, and in between, I feel like I’m spending quite a bit of time unpacking, washing, and repacking. Have you ever traveled with two kids two and under? Packing for two days is like packing for a…

Hello, May!

Seriously? Are we already eight days into May? This train just doesn’t slow down. I do actually have meaningful thoughts in my head– thoughts that I would love to formulate into blog posts, sharing meaningful and eternal things. But our days have been busy. And so fast. And I only have time for a few…

Crunchy Asian Salad

This has been a favorite in the Rice household lately. I’m always looking for healthier meal options, and this is a salad that Adam and I both love. Adam says its actually pretty filling for “rabbit food.”  (2 T oil, 2 T balsamic vinegar, 2 t sugar) 16 oz bag coleslaw mix 4 green onions,…