Breast Cancer

Quinoa Minestrone on LouiseMellor.com

To live naturally … When I started the redesign of my site, a year ago, I knew I wanted it to be a place to have the conversation with friends and family about things like Minestrone soup and our everyday life choices. The goal is to help us all "live more naturally". About 6 years ago I began transitioning into a healthier more natural lifestyle. […] Read More

Geez Louise!

“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.” ~ Ephesians 4:32 "Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you."  Sound familiar? Easy to say, but is it true?  OUCH the last time I checked words can hurt, I have wounds to prove it.  One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned […] Read More

How to make air-popped popcorn on LouiseMellor.com

Funny thing about life, it just goes on whether you are ready for it or not ... Ready or not , the trick-o-treaters are going to ring the doorbell and before you know it,  that once happy  Jack-O-Lantern is now frowning, growing mold,  and rotting on your porch.   After just a few shorts weeks of  "normal life", I came to the conclusion;  I'm just not […] Read More

Fall Food Styling on LouiseMellor.com

"To everything there is a season, and a time for every matter or purpose under heaven: A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to pluck up what is planted,  A time to kill and a time to heal, and a time o break down and a time to build up.  A time to weep and […] Read More

What I know for sure … Thumbnail

"Cease striving and know that I am God"... Psalm 46:10 What I know for sure ... Ever since my breast cancer diagnosis 9 months ago, I have been grappling with the answer to that question, "What do I "really" know for sure? "I have searched my heart for answers, I have battled with my mind to focus on the truth of what is known rather […] Read More