Menu Planning Monday #105

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. Is anyone watching the solar eclipse?! We are ready and excited for it over here! Monday Cilantro Lime Chicken with […]

Our Front Porch

My husband and I have decided to focus on the outside of our home this summer and create spaces we want to spend more time in. I started by decorating our front porch, which was something I had been wanting to do since we moved in but it had taken a back seat to several […]

Menu Planning Monday #104

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. After three weeks of re-building our deck, it is now complete! Hallelujah! We just have a few more things to […]

Menu Planning Monday #103

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. Some of our best buds are coming to visit this week and we are beyond excited! Do you have any […]

Sadly, I’m Not Alone

I want to give a huge thank you for the overwhelmingly positive, uplifting and emotional response I received to my POST a couple of weeks ago on my experience with sexual abuse. I feel weird calling it sexual abuse because at the time, I didn’t see it as such being I was able to get […]

Menu Planning Monday #102

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. My husband has been building our back deck for the past two weeks now, which means easy meals are in […]

Eight Sure is Great

Today marks our eighth wedding anniversary, and over the weekend we were able to get away by escaping to Whidbey Island, just the two of us. It’s important to us to prioritize time for just ourselves, so we always make it a point to do something special for our anniversary. Whidbey Island is just north […]

Menu Planning Monday #101

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. I have not tried any of these recipes before, but I think they all look simple and delicious enough to […]

Don’t Ever Be Afraid to Speak Up

I read an article the other day that left my blood boiling and my jaw clenched. It was THIS article, and basically states that a woman was suing the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) for not banning a high-profile volleyball coach who she claims sexually abused her years earlier. This article hit pretty close to home because […]

Menu Planning Monday #100

Welcome to the 100th day of menu planning! A big thank you to those of you who follow along, enjoy these posts and for letting me know when you’ve tried something and have had success! I also like knowing when something doesn’t turn out for you so that I can keep that in mind for future […]