I’m excited to announce that Purpose Filled Wandering is rebranding and moving to a new site: http://www.everythingneedscheese.wordpress.com I am looking forward to leaving my current full time job March 1st, and will finally (she says hopefully) have time to commit to this blogging endeavor! Please join us in this exciting transition!

Ingredients 2 Ciabatta sandwich rolls 1/2 cup hummus (check out my Roasted Red Pepper Hummus recipe!) 8 pieces sliced deli ham Two handfuls baby spinach 6 baby bella mushrooms 1/2 sweet onion 4 cheese slices of your choice (I used white cheddar!) 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp Frank’s hot sauce 2 tsp thyme Black […]

I swore that this would be the first blog (of the many I’ve started) that I would actually keep up with. I even made a Weekly Writing Schedule for myself to make sure I was dedicating enough time each day to the many social media outlets that I manage for myself or others. Like many writers, I […]

I’m back after my month-long absence! I promise an apologetic explanation soon, but for now I wanted to post another reflection. This was taken in the stunning and fascinating Centralia, PA. I’ll share a full story on our trip there in the future. Ever seen Silent Hill? There’s the church! And yes, it’s just as […]

That spoonful was delicious, in case you were wondering. I devoured it sans chips immediately after this picture. Ingredients 1 can garbanzo beans 2 roasted red pepper halves 1/4 cup Greek yogurt 2 tsp sesame oil 2 tsp sesame seeds 2 tsp garlic powder Dash lemon juice Black pepper Instructions Are you ready for how […]

Miss Part 1? Check it out here! I was stressed, sweaty, and starving when I arrived back in my courtyard to discover that a homeless man had claimed my desired bench. Typical. So I chose a spot by the Grand Canal, with a view of the Ponte Di Scalzi and the reflections of glimmering waterfront restaurants […]

My mother once told me we are each reflections of God’s beauty. And just like the reflective surface of a mountain lake, ripples and disturbances hinder us from presenting our truest, most beautiful selves. Reflections aren’t always unmarred. Sometimes they’re distorted and misrepresent their sources. Those imperfections, of course, are what make both reflections and […]