Summer Salad with Strawberry Dressing 2

Summer Salad with Strawberry Dressing

On Saturday, Mr. P and I got a babysitter to go to the beach sans “Sand Duty” with the little one. Other than somehow sunburning my left hip (!?), the day was fun and relaxing. Once in awhile, we need that couple time…with the dog. Our original family of 3 We went tubing (very slowly,…

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Banana Nut Muffins 2

Whole Wheat Banana Nut Muffins

When I was in Vegas a few days ago, I did 2 things I would never do on any given day: I waited in a line at Starbucks for about 20 minutes for my morning fix… …and I paid $27 for a margarita at the pool. It’s amazing how your boundaries change while on vacation….

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Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry 4

Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry + Weekly Menu

Some weekends are just better than others. This weekend was one of the better, for sure. While Mr. P headed to his family’s home with the baby and the dog, I headed to Chicago to go to the wedding of a college friend. Of course I missed Shea (and Mr. P and Lily), but a…

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Avocado Burgers 4

Avocado Burgers

Guys have this head nod, finger raise kind of language that means, “Nice ride.”. I don’t speak it, but I’ve witnessed it my whole life. I grew up at a race track with my dad racing a 1968 Corvette and now I watch my husband speak this same language as we venture to the channel…

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Mexican Rice 3

Mexican Rice

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I recently had a conversation with…someone (I can’t recall who) about how Cinco de Mayo isn’t heavily celebrated in much of Mexico. I say, you never need a reason to enjoy a celebration and Mexican food – it’s always perfect. Always. Please recall how I could eat Mexican all day every…

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