20 goals to tackle in 2020

I’m pretty certain I have been living in some sort of fast-moving cloud over the past four (ish) years. covering a lot of ground, continuously changing, occasionally producing turbulent storms, but nonetheless staying the course + moving quickly.  I entered this metaphorical cloud the…

vegetarian slow cooker chili

during the winter months, I catch myself making chili almost weekly. apparently my wintertime cravings include: cozy sweatshirts, a warm fireplace, soft blankets, and a bowl of chili. a warm bowl of chili may offer some comfort during the colder months, but it’s become…

how to make dinner when you don’t want to

a hack to adulthood: have a list of super easy dinner options for the nights you JUST CAN’T. in my life, those nights fall into two categories. the first is: “I just can’t imagine having to cook”. if I don’t make a game plan…

14 lessons I want my kids to live by

as I’ve spent quite a bit of time reflecting on myself.. the fears I seem to have, the self-imposed limitations, beliefs, view of the world around me, I’ve found myself thinking (+ worrying) a lot about raising my little ones. there is, of course,…

merry christmas from the diehls | 2019

it is our first christmas at our home. (we usually travel to be with family). this year we hosted. for christmas eve, I made an italian feast (cheese board, toasted raviolis, italian chopped salad, lasagna, mac + cheese, garlic bread). we sipped on extra…

buffalo chickpea wraps

over two years ago, the husband +  I made the decision to transition to a more plant-based diet. you can read more about why here. before that, I would order the buffalo chicken item on any menu, at any restaurant. it was my default.…