Kale and Quinoa Minestrone 2

Kale and Quinoa Minestrone

  A new year already? Craziness. Did you make it up til midnight to ring in the new year? Because, um, I most definitely did not. I welcomed my bed around 10:30pm. No regrets! Bed > Champagne. I have a 12 week old, after all. Undoubtedly, 2014 has big shoes to fill. The highlight of my…

Read More »

Shrimp and Pineapple Curry Fried Rice 4

Shrimp and Pineapple Curry Fried Rice + Weekly Menu

Pre-kidd0 we rarely ordered take-out. We were the couple that made dining out on the weekends our entertainment. I mean, there’s not a lot to do in small towns like ours, especially in the colder months when all the tourists retreat home. It more or less went without saying that we dined out on Friday…

Read More »

Butternut Squash Soup 3

Butternut Squash Soup

 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…

Read More »

Katies Chili 2

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

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…

Read More »

Chili Con Carne y Frijoles 3

5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #5 – Chili Con Carne y Frijoles

   I don’t want to jinx it, but the baby is finally sleeping. I don’t know what came over her, but today, she did not want to sleep. At all. Whatsoever. She’d get drowsy, I’d put her down to sleep, and she’d be crying within a minute. We repeated this process for about 3 hours…

Read More »