Archives for February 2016

Menu Planning Monday #32

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! We’ve been on a pretty good streak lately with yummy meals and I am hoping this week follows suit. I am still not eating any dairy and am always searching for healthy, quick meals that get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible. The family and […]

The I’m Sorry Loaf

Something that has been transformational in my life is the power behind a couple of very simple words. Actually, they’re not as simple as one would think. The words themselves are short, simple, and to the point, but there is so much meaning behind these words that they’re not always easy to muster up. “I’m […]

Menu Planning Monday #31

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! For some, one of the worst parts about menu planning is actually deciding on what to make. I find myself stressed out once the late afternoon hits and I have no idea what we are having for dinner, so if I want to prevent that and stay on top of […]

Franklin’s 3 Month Photoshoot

How is our baby three months old already?! I know, you are mind-blown, too. Because these weeks and months are just flying by, I am trying to soak in all of his baby-ness as much as I can. I find myself studying his little features; like his adorable little button nose, the puffiness of his […]

Menu Planning Monday #30

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! For some, one of the worst parts about menu planning is actually deciding on what to make. I find myself stressed out once the late afternoon hits and I have no idea what we are having for dinner, so if I want to prevent that and stay on top of […]

A Parenting Lesson

The other day I had a parenting experience I immediately regretted. One that even as it was occurring I wished was playing out differently. Almost all events that morning were leading us to be late to school, starting with Gwyneth getting into the car and buckling without any shoes on. It then carried on with […]

Menu Planning Monday #29

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! For some, one of the worst parts about menu planning is actually deciding on what to make. I find myself stressed out once the late afternoon hits and I have no idea what we are having for dinner, so if I want to prevent that and stay on top of […]

Healthy (ish) Super Bowl Appetizer Ideas

I enjoy the Super Bowl. Slight lie. I enjoy aspects of the Super Bowl. Like, the food. I enjoy that part a lot. And the commercials. And the camaraderie. But if you asked me today who is actually playing in the Super Bowl I could not answer you. I have no freaking idea. While looking […]

On Giving Advice to New Parents

When my husband and I were expecting our first baby, we were pretty dang excited. Sharing the news with our family and friends was thrilling. Our hearts were racing, our adrenaline pumping and a perma-smile plastered our faces. We almost spilled the beans to anyone who would listen. And our family, too, was just as […]