Sesame Cabbage Salad with Grilled Salmon 4

Sesame Cabbage Salad with Grilled Salmon

Moms talk about all sorts of silly things…constantly. Sleep, bottles, diapers, and food. It’s no wonder I need my adult activities of tennis and hockey to keep me sane…and from becoming the most boring conversationalist ever. I’ve tried to maintain an evening routine since Shea began eating “real” food, but our preferred and typical European…

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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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Cajun Tilapia 4

Cajun Tilapia

Shea started crawling about 2 weeks ago and it’s amazing how much faster she has gotten in that time (even though I thought those cute little dresses would certainly slow her down!). Of course she has an affinity for finding everything dangerous and/or fragile in any given room. It’s as if she’s quite literally drawn…

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Two-Cheese Spinach and Wheat Berry Pie 2

Two-Cheese Spinach and Wheat Berry Pie + Weekly Menu

You guys, please don’t make me beg for chili contest entries (I have ONE lonely entry, people! Sad!!)! I’m not above begging, though…pleeeeaase send me your best chili recipe ($200 prize!). Yes, it’s still summer…but, trust me, fall is right around the corner. Dun, dun, dun. I know, I know. But we have to think…

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Shrimp-Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms 3

Shrimp-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms + Weekly Menu

Having a little one changes your life in big ways. We used to go out to eat for the experience – a leisurely drink at the bar before getting seated, an appetizer or salad preceding entrees, a perusal of the dessert menu and then trying with every fiber in my being to say, “No thank…

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