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Simple Sweet Treats for St. Patrick’s Day Eats
Let's face it: you know you want some green. While you may not usually want it in your food, today is the day green food is perfectly acceptable or even encouraged. While you could just opt for an easy-grab pint of mint chocolate chip ice cream or make a bowl of green Jell-O, sometimes you crave just a little more. It's supposed to be a celebration, after all! But, maybe you don't want all the hassle of making some super special dessert. Maybe you're feeling low on energy or short on time. Maybe your culinary prowess is lacking. If so, I've got some recipes for you.
Hope for a Happy and Healthful Family Holiday Season
The holidays are meant to be a wonderful time of joy and merriment. Yet, for many of us, the idea of spending time with family may feel anything but joyful and merry. Some families may exude conflict, drama, and strife. Still, many members of such a family may feel obligated or even be directly coerced into attending family functions they'd rather not partake in. While our reactions of anxiety, anger, frustration, angst, or even depression may be understandable and even completely justified in some cases, our reactions certainly do not help us to have a "happy holiday." So, how do we solve these problems and make the most of our holiday season? First, it helps for us to focus in on the holiday season and what it means to us.
The Monster Inside the Maze
All I want is a simple life; a simple life that I thought I was finally achieving. Two years ago, I moved to the Missouri cornfields. I was fortunate enough with my earnings to buy such a property, and the farm equipment to go along with it. I had learned a few skills in Scouts, and I had been brought up rurally in my youth. I once detested such a backward lifestyle. I abhorred the quiet, technologically inferior living. On the contrary, I desired nothing more than affluence, superior advancements, and achievement. I thirsted to make an impact, and be noticed for doing so. Achieving those goals, however, must have been draining my life force.