BOOK REVIEW|Screams You Hear by James Morris — Jessica Rachow

Hi everyone!  I haven't been keeping up with my blog, mainly because I'm trying to finish my book, but I found this review by Jessica Rachow and it gave me some momentum to get back on here and do something.  (Share her post) This is going to be my next read.  Screams You Hear by …


Change The Elements In Your Dreams

I was dreaming last night and we were in a very large auditorium.  When I say "we" I mean the community, everyone in the community was in this auditorium, and it was stadium seating so it was very full.  The building was very large and had many auditoriums within it.  I looked out the auditorium …

Dear Writers: Don’t Be Afraid To Rest!

Give yourself permission to rest.

Thinking Through Our Fingers

writer rest

Last fall, I had a spate where about six different deadlines hit me within two months. It was INTENSE; I was working for hours each day just to stay on top of things, and by the end of the two-month stretch when I turned in everything I’d been working on, I’d developed a persistent pain in my forearms that I thought was tendonitis. I’d had similar issues off and on throughout college, but they’d never hit the point of being completely debilitating, and I figured that once the deadlines went away the pain would, too.

Instead, even with greatly reduced work activity, the pain increased – to the point that I could hardly scroll through Twitter on my phone without feeling agonizing jolts from my fingertips all the way to my elbow. I made an appointment with my physical therapist, hopeful that it would be a quick fix. Instead, she…

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Keto Key Lime Cheesecakes

The Keto Baker

Hello all!

There are many things in life that are considered taboo on a diet.

Pizza. Fried Chicken. Milkshakes. Cheesecake…



These are amazing little beauties with only 2g of carbs per serving…now, according to my boyfriend, that means you can eat 3 in one sitting without feeling like you cheated, but they still contain about 225 calories each, so I only eat one. 🙂

This recipe makes 12 cupcake sized cheesecakes. (use liners for easy removal and cleanup)

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You start out with coconut oil, almond meal, 2 tsp of stevia, and cinnamon in a bowl.

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Mix until it’s almost paste-like and then scoop about 2 tsp per baking cup.

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Bake at 400 degrees for 7 minutes.

While the crust is baking, combine softened cream cheese, stevia, eggs, key lime juice, zest and vanilla in a bowl. Mix until well incorporated and then divide evenly amongst cupcake tray.

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