Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup 3

 I survived my first road trip with the girls. It was scary. Last week, Shea (7 weeks tomorrow, whaaat???), Lily (the lazy bulldog), and I ventured to Chicago while Mr. P was in Italy for work. Rather than sitting home all week alone, I jumped on the opportunity to head to my parent’s and get… 

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Chicken Sausage

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Chicken Sausage 4

 When my sister-in-law booked a flight to come see (to meet!) Shea, we couldn’t wait! It just so happened that her visit would fall a few weeks before Thanksgiving and thus in lieu of a trip home for Thanksgiving. Seattle is one long trip, no doubt. Being the foodie that I am and always looking… 

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5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #7 – Katie’s Chili

Katies Chili 2

Two weekends ago, we were desperate to get out of the house with the baby. So naturally, we ended up at Home Depot. As the baby snoozed away, we surveyed aisle after aisle, discussing home improvement projects and whatnot. So adult of us. We debated over which ceiling fan to get for our newly furnished… 

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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup + Weekly Menu

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup 3

By week 2 of my maternity leave, I was sneaking my way to work to keep my little hands in everything. Going into week 6 of my maternity leave, I’m already sad to be going back (in another 6 weeks). And I’ve definitely not been tempted by work, if I’m being honest. Shea and I… 

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Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad 3

 I was given iron supplements when I left the hospital after Shea’s birth…and I was scared. I’d heard the horror stories of what can come of iron supplementation, even with water and fiber galore. I believed the horror stories to be true and knew them to be true within a few days first hand. I… 

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