French Onion Soup 3

French Onion Soup

Do you have a menu item you always gravitate towards? Or maybe you’re like me and have several…or many menu items that you gravitate towards. When we go out for Mexican food, I always joke with Mr. Prevention about why he even wastes time looking at the menu…he always, and I do mean ALWAYS, orders…

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Buffalo Chicken Bread 3

Buffalo Chicken Bread + Super Bowl Snack Ideas

Do you remember when I said I hosted 27 people a week ago Sunday and the event was a success? I’m still patting myself on the back for managing that one. Other than grapefruit margaritas, an exciting Seattle vs Green Bay game, and toys and kids galore, the food was a big hit. I suspected…

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Herbed White Cheddar Mac 2

Herbed White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

My morning routine is still evolving, but it has most definitely changed since having a baby and re-entering the work force. When my alarm goes off in the morning, should I be so lucky as to sleep that long, I immediately head to the bathroom in order to get my hair and make-up done for…

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Quinoa Coconut Granola Bars 4

Quinoa Coconut Granola Bars

We made it 15 weeks of life and 3 weeks of daycare before Shea’s first illness. It just doesn’t seem fair that babies get sick. The only thing more helpless than a baby…is a sick baby. Add to the list of things you roll your eyes at before you actually experience it: kids grow up in…

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Stuffed Pepper Soup 3

Stuffed Pepper Soup

I’ve hit a good run here lately with recipes. I’ve had no major flops and better yet, we’ve both loved all the dinners I’ve chosen and prepared lately. Now, this wouldn’t normally come as a big surprise in most households, but I very rarely make a recipe more than once and so we always run…

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Shea Collage 3 months

A year ago today…

A year ago today, we had our IUI appointment where our daughter was conceived (you can read the whole story here). This time last year, I was losing hope and wanted nothing more than to be a mother. Today, I have a 14 1/2 week-old, perfectly healthy baby girl that melts my heart into a…

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Lamb Bolognese 2

Lamb Bolognese

I do believe my honeymoon period in getting reacquainted with work is officially over. This entire week has been one big chaotic blur. The highlights include nearly biting it on the ice while carrying the baby into daycare this morning, a well-attended diabetes cooking class, and finding out that my workout pants had a hole…

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Quick and Easy Chinese Noodle Soup 2

Quick and Easy Chinese Noodle Soup

I don’t know why I can’t make a habit out of morning workouts…at least on the weekends. Weekdays are probably a lost cause and lately, it seems like I am literally sweating (in January…in Michigan) before I even make it to work. Getting a baby to daycare (on time) is a workout in and of…

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