Thursday, February 28, 2013

Chicken Stew

4 large boneless chicken breast chopped
1 stick butter
1 onion chopped
2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into half inch cubes
I bunch of lacinato kale
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 cups whole milk
2 cups pre-cooked barley
1 TBSP fresh rosemary chopped

Melt butter in a large Dutch oven. Add onions, chicken, and sweet potatoes and sauté over medium high until chicken is half cooked. Add flour and stir to thicken about 1 minute. Add broth while stirring - bring up to temp then add milk. Bring milk up to temp then add barley - stir the rip kale leaves into small pieces and add to the pot. Add rosemary, stir pot and cook until chicken is cooked through and sweet potatoes are soft.

~warmth and comfort to you~

Friday, February 15, 2013

{this moment}

{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you're inspired to do the same, leave a link to your 'moment' in the comments for all to find and see. 
Wishing you a beautiful weekend!

Thursday, February 14, 2013


I really don't like reading blog posts where people apologize for extended absences. They give excuses. Hey, life gets in the way. I get it. In my case love got in the way.
So I won't apologize.
I won't give excuses.

Wishing you and your loved ones a very special day. xxoo