Ever since my sons were in grade school, I made it a point to learn something new when they began their school year. One year I learned how to decoupage, then I moved on to doing wall paint treatments. I loved doing the storm clouds on two of my sons ceiling. I also learned how to simplify my life and the list goes on and on. I keep a running list of what I’ll be learning and what I want to learn next.
Making MRE’s for backpacking that are healthy, keto, and vegan
Learning how to market myself on the different social media platforms while also getting some work done.
I really want to learn how to knit, once and for all.
Making 1-minute videos that are on point, interesting, and relevant.
I want to learn how to code
Writing how-to books
Adding to my repertoire recipe creation
I’m already signed up for a couple of marketing courses and I’m really excited for them to start. But this knitting thing has held me captive when my mom tried teaching me when I was younger.
Have you ever thought about learning along with your son or daughter? Doing homework together is always a fun way to set an example. Plus, it’s good to have interests other than raising your kids because it helps you as they grow until they move out of the house and on to college.
I’m also learning how to make MREs (meal replacements). Here’s one that I’m making for my husband’s backpacking trip this weekend. It’s keto and raw vegan.
Keto Sunflower Seed Hummus
Spread on parchment paper (cut to size of dehydrator trays) in a nice thin layer. Dehydrate for 6 hours on 125 degrees. Cool on trays. Pour the dried hummus into backpacking containers (we’re using recycled gelato containers that I’ve saved for eons). To reconstitute: Add 1 Tablespoon of water at a time until the desired consistency. Eat with crackers or crudités.