Ok, I am going to make this little pre-recipe schpeel short and sweet today because I just sat down to start typing and currently it is 9:21pm. Lately, I have been fighting a losing battle with my body to try and stay up past 10pm. I can normally function on little to no sleep, which bodes well for the parent of an almost two month old. But this time around with Jack, nuh uh. [Read more…]
You guys wanna know a secret? I friggen suck at meal planning. It is one thing to plan and shoot recipes for the site but when I have to be in charge of everyday life, I kiiiind of get a little uninspired. You see, Mike and I are in the midst of buckling down and budgeting for a house. As a part of that whole fun process, I have been trying to make a budget for groceries and stick to it. The key word there is trying. I even go so far as two write out the Monday through Friday meals in a little notebook I keep on my kitchen island. Sounds like I have my ish together, right? [Read more…]
I think I am doing OK at this whole motherhood thing. I mean I felt confident enough to be adding another one to the mix in less than two months, soooo yeah, I guess that says something. In one way, I think I am doing too good of a job. This kid is too smart for his own dang good.
It used to be that I was able to sneak tons of vegetables into his food and not have him notice. Remember these spinach pancakes or this pesto fake out mac and cheese? God, how I bragged. I thought I was soooooo smart. Rookie mistake. That phase lasted about six months. Sigh, the good ol’ days. When your kid gets a little older, what’s the trick to getting them to eat veggies??
You guys hear that? That whirring noise? It is a familiar noise for this time of year. It signals a change in the seasons. Yep, that lulling humming whir is coming from my seasonal BFF, my humidifier. Ah, now with that going on full steam, I can smell the crisp fall air approaching and smell the pumpkin spiced-everything floating in the air. [Read more…]
How do you manage leftovers? I bet you are the kind of person that will eat the leftovers the next day for lunch. No, wait, you’re more of a repurpose the leftover pizza into a breakfast food by topping it with an egg kinda person. Right? Ooo, oo, oo! I bet you take a leftover sandwich and use the meat in a salad or a fancy frittata or omelet or something special like that!
Yeah, umm, me? Not so much. [Read more…]