Lemon-Herb Baked Whitefish 4

Lemon-Herb Baked Whitefish

Mr. P and I used to go out to dinner around 8pm (or later) on weekends. It was our time out and we enjoyed dining after the crowds had died down. With kids, things swing completely the other way – you want to go out to dinner really early, beat the crowds, and get your…

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Egg in Squash Hole 4


Last night, a group of 10 of my mommy friends went out for dinner…and some “mommy juice” . Or Malbec…whatever. We ditched all the dads with the kiddos, dolled up a bit (or, ya know…showered), and enjoyed a nice meal out. Naturally, we talked a lot about kids. And babies. And sleeping (or lack thereof)….

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Lemon Chicken 3

Honey Lemon Chicken + Weekly Menu

There is, quite literally, the CREEPIEST Chinese restaurant about a mile from my house. You walk in and it’s like stepping back in time. The exterior is falling apart and patrons are far and few between. The owner (and only employee we’ve ever seen working) lacks any semblance of customer service. But, the food is…

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Citrus Salad with Coconut 3

Citrus Salad with Coconut

Shea has been sick. Daycare has been canceled. Every day is white out conditions. February can seriously go take a hike already. I keep telling myself that spring is right around the corner and that groundhogs don’t know anything anyway. It just gets harder to believe both of those things as every day brings days…

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Cauliflower Cheddar Soup 3

Cauliflower Cheddar Soup

Mr. Prevention and I never have Valentine’s Day plans. To me, the holiday generally ends up like most New Years Eves – total hype for no good reason. I mean, I’m all for flowers and a sweet card, but this year I was way more excited when Mr. P and I planned an evening out to…

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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken 3

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken + Weekly Menu

Mr. Prevention and I are all booked to go back to Cabo San Lucas at the end of next month. We’re planning to leave the baby (and dog) at home to hangout with the grandparents for a few days. It’s going to be tough, but I know we’ll have a great time. We’ll be going…

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Fajita Seasoning 1

Fajita Seasoning

As I shared in my last post, our evening routine is…evolving. Shea’s bedtime is any time between 6:45pm and 8:30pm. Tonight, I made dinner with a baby in my arms – no easy task. Eating dinner with a baby in your arms? Very challenging when you’re having hot soup for dinner. Last week, I spoiled…

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First 4 Months

Baby Shea: The First 4 Months

I’m taking a temporary leave from food because, well, I haven’t been doing much eating. The flu bug has limited my intake to very little. Confession: yesterday I ate 2 slices of bacon, a handful of kettle chips, and about 1 cup of Frosted Mini Wheats…and about 20 ounces of ginger ale. And that was…

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Banana Nut Waffles 3

Banana Nut Waffles + Weekly Menu

This weekend was supposed to be pretty amazing. Mr. P and I have both been incredibly busy at work and his parents were planning to come up for the weekend to see the baby. We had bought tickets to the Michigan State vs. Illinois basketball game in Lansing, about 2 1/2 hours away and we…

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