Category - Recovery


I have been self-employed one year as of today.  Woot woot! May 1, 2015 kicked off what my therapist called “May Play,” a whole month devoted to all play and...

2016 Resolutions

I closed the books on 2015 in an uneventful way.  We made homemade pizza with the kids and set off fireworks at 7pm (much to Calvin’s chagrin as he’s not a...


I spoke last week in this video about the moment I was inspired to leave my job.  At the end of it, I told a story about doing my first live TV cooking segment and how...

Hi! I’m Joanie.

I stepped out of addiction and into food blogging. You could say food saved my life. I love to share my home cooked recipes in front of the camera on Facebook Live and YouTube.