Veggie pot pie recipe

As a vegetarian, I sometimes adapt recipes to make them veggie-friendly. They also need to be family friendly and easy because I don’t have patience to spend hours in the kitchen. Tall order. I found Carla Hall’s cornbread skillet pot pie recipe in the October 2017 issue of Redbook magazine. The original calls for chicken, […]

Solo writing retreat

This weekend, I was lucky enough to spend hours and hours focused only on writing. For my birthday/anniversary, my family gifted me with a weekend on my own, and I gotta say, it was the best gift ever.   I drove about 2 hours (listening to David Sedaris’s Theft by Finding on the way up […]

Welcome to my new website!

Ta-da! via GIPHY I’m so excited to share my new website! I’ve uploaded posts from my Ginny’s Tonic blog here, so there are lots of book reviews, writer resources, peeks into works in progress, links to published writing, yoga videos I like, and more. Big thanks to my husband for helping me with the backend […]

Summertime, and the living is busy!

With school-age kids in the house, summertime is pretty active around here. We took a trip to Wisconsin to visit family and friends, which was amazing. Lazy summer? Ha!   After all the boating, tubing, skiing, fishing, kayaking, swimming, potlucking, partying, bonfiring, and belly-laughing, I could use a vacation.¬† One of these days, I’ll get […]

Resources for grief

I ¬†recently received devastating news about beloved friends and community members. My heart is broken for the family and friends he left behind, my own included. Because I was at such a loss to express my grief, and to explain to my own children what happened, I pulled together a few resources that I found […]