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Savoring Springtime Suppers

March 24, 2014

The first few days of Spring have been all about savoring. We had my father in law in town from New Zealand and soaked up every minute of family time we could. No agenda. No rush. No plan. No worries. That’s the one of the many things I really enjoy about these Crazy Cotters. There […]

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Bolder Blogging: Writing with Intention

March 18, 2014

If you asked me what my “blogging intention” was 5 (almost 6) years ago, it would be pretty simple. To share gluten free recipes that I make for my hungry and hard training triathlete husband. Yes, that’s how it all started. I’d get recipe requests from his fellow triathletes and friends to post them. Gosh, […]

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Gratitude Muscles & #UdisFriendsgiving

November 29, 2013

Yesterday we had an abundance of family, friends, delicious food (gluten free included), and a thankful heart. What can I do with that thankfulness today? Keep giving it. KEEP and GIVE being the KEY words. Gratitude is a discipline The more you practice feeling grateful, the more grateful you become. Gratitude is a muscle you […]

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Endurance Foodie Friday: FAITHFILLED

April 19, 2013

Meh.. I kind of let this week go. I mean, after Monday’s tragic event and then the West Texas explosion, I really didn’t have much to talk about or share. I mean, I could have, but honestly I had nothing to say. Just a lot of prayer and heart felt grieving. I think it’s needed, […]

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What’s on my Plate Wednesday

April 3, 2013

If you are like me, you’ve realized that Spring is BUSY! Not sure how it always tends to get that way, but it does. We’ve conquered March and now we’re heading full force into April. And if you’re like me, you are realizing that your plate is getting full, not too full (yet), but full. […]

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Merry Christmas

December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas from Puddin McJingle (the hubs), Tinker Superplum (me), and Elvis McJingle (Sadie)! Let us Celebrate Christmas 100%! “For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 […]

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Sunday Snippets

November 25, 2012

This tittle pretty much sums up the post. Well it it’s more like weekly snippets, but you get the picture. As I mentioned last week, I took the week off from work. Self employed work. I only taught 2 classes at the gym and the rest of the time was spent reading, baking and cooking […]

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Forgetful Friday: Food and Fitness Edition

November 16, 2012

Happy Friday Friends! I still can’t believe Thanksgiving is in less than a week and I still can’t believe it’s been almost a year since we left for New Zealand. Seems like just yesterday we were there. I know, I promise not to talk about it on every post, but it’s just been on my […]

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Discovery Monday

October 8, 2012

I recently discovered today was a holiday. In fact it’s Columbus Day! Quite the discovery indeed.. I know, corny. So in honor of this Columbus Day, I thought I’d blog about some recent discoveries myself. Clever, yes? Haha, no it’s just the cute blog thang to do. Guilty. I discovered that pinterest “discovery” searches are […]

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Tuesday Truism

October 2, 2012

How’s that for a title? Truism according to good old Webster: Definition of TRUISM : an undoubted or self-evident truth; especially : one too obvious for mention You know what TRUISM slapped me right across the face this morning? It was this quote from a devotional I was reading. Well, it’s not really a truism […]

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