I’m a modern day gypsy, currently residing in Alabama with my husband and four kiddos. We are passionate about hospitality and love to share gospel-centered fellowship and a table full of real food with anyone who comes our way. Click to meet our family and learn more about my own real food journey.

Your Real Food Journey


Your Real Food Journey is one part cookbook and one part gentle mentor, with a generous slathering of peace-giving perspective for this journey that so often threatens to overwhelm us. Releases August 26th, 2014!

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I’m practiced in many traditional food techniques plus have experience with the GAPS diet. In addition to my real foodieness, I’m an entrepreneur with seven year’s experience in blogging and self-publishing. I offer one-on-one consulting for everything from online branding to bone broth. Yum. Click here to learn more.

Recent Blog Posts

Sweet Tea and Southern Hospitality

Last year at this time, we had just moved into our new doublewide on an undeveloped lot in my in-law's trailer part in Alabama. Jeremy had had to leave almost as soon as we arrived to go back and finish getting our house in NY on the market. I was … Read More...

Favorites for Friends (10 gifts under $20)

Can you really find good gifts under $20? I think you can because so often it's the littlest things that bring a smile or a bit of refreshment on a rough day. This has been a challenging year for me, with sleep deprivation, tight finances, and … Read More...