Quitting Smoking Day 1

I've been smoking cigarettes for the last 15 or so years. This is half of my lifetime. When I say this out loud, or see it typed here, I am filled with regret. How did I let myself get this far and why? Today I am deciding that enough is enough. It's going to be…

5 Ways to Stay Focused When Working From Home

Life has been a little crazy lately. Well, maybe it's not lately, to be honest it's starting to feel like it's been this way forever. Currently, we're on our sixth month of COVID fun-times, and it doesn't look like things are going back to normal anytime soon (efffffff). But things aren't all bad, at least…

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup with Sage Croutons

During times like these, it's comforting to have food that has a long shelf life. Butternut squash, along with most other winter squashes, will last 1-2 months if stored in a cool, dark place like a pantry. This makes it a great pantry stocking option that is nutritious as well as tasty. Another great reason…