Cherishing Time

It’s 7:30 am. In typical New York City fashion, there are sirens going outside. Nothing unusual. I woke up to snow blanketing the sidewalks and the streets below. It makes NYC seem softer. Less like the intimidating, eat-you-alive city that it is. My mom is visiting. We’ve been shopping, eating and enjoying our way thoughContinue reading Cherishing Time

Apple Pie Bites! (Paleo, Vegan & Gluten Free)

What a special day! My mom is in town, visiting me in NYC! I am super excited to have her here in the Big Apple. We’re almost at the one year anniversary of her stroke, and what better way to celebrate her recovery than a mother/daughter weekend. — Well, a midweek-weekend. If that makes any sense…Continue reading Apple Pie Bites! (Paleo, Vegan & Gluten Free)

Too Close for Comfort

Lately I feel as though I’m attracting some really bizarre situations. Everything from the homeless man that disrupted Mass after chugging the entire chalice of wine, to the literal miracle that took place last Sunday, and now to tonight’s caper…for some reason, weird stuff seems to follow me wherever I go. First, quickly, I justContinue reading Too Close for Comfort

Look Ma, I’m on a Podcast!

I am SO excited to share tonight’s post with you!! And it’s a little different 🙂 Earlier this week, I had the absolute pleasure of being a guest on the podcast, “A Jew and a Gentile Walk into a Bar…Mitzvah!” I chatted with the hosts, Charles and Chris, about my story and the crossover ofContinue reading Look Ma, I’m on a Podcast!

Bejeweled Brussels Sprouts! (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Tonight’s recipes is one of my all time favorites 🙂 And it’s coming to you both in recipe – and COOKING DEMONSTRATION VIDEO form! Yup! You get to see 2012 – Caralyn. What a hoot. But first – thank you to those who have bought my book, Bloom as a Christmas present! I’m humbled thatContinue reading Bejeweled Brussels Sprouts! (Gluten Free & Vegan)

It’s a MIRACLE

I received a miracle yesterday. Oh boy, you guys. Do I have a story for you. First, really quickly – thank you again for everyone who has been doing their Christmas shopping through my Amazon link, www.amazon.com/shop/beautybeyondbones . It’s a free and easy way to support this blog. And thank you for everyone listening toContinue reading It’s a MIRACLE

LOVE, USE & ABUSE

Before tonight’s post, I just wanted to thank everyone who has been joining me over on Patreon for my Daily Thoughts for Strength series. If you’re interested in that extra perk – or receiving podcast versions of my posts to your inbox – check out my Patreon site! ALSO! A huge thank you to the readerContinue reading LOVE, USE & ABUSE

Fettu-Z-ini Alfredo! (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Before tonight’s post, I just wanted to thank everyone who has been joining me over on Patreon for my Daily Thoughts for Strength series. If you’re interested in that extra perk – or receiving podcast versions of my posts to your inbox – check out my Patreon site! ALSO! A huge thank you to the readerContinue reading Fettu-Z-ini Alfredo! (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Happy Thanksgiving!

Just wanted to pop in and wish you and yours a happy, joy-filled Thanksgiving. This year marks an especially meaningful celebration of gratitude, not only for my mom’s continued recovery from her stroke 11 months ago, but also the lessons learned along the way. This was the year I learned my fortitude. This was theContinue reading Happy Thanksgiving!