Chocolate Oat No-Bake Bars 4

Best Ever Chocolate Oat No-Bake Bars

It’s never good when you get a hankering to make something sweet the week before you go on vacation. And in the case of these Best Ever Chocolate Oat No-Bake Bars, while the individual ingredients may be considered healthy and wholesome (okay the chocolate may be a stretch, but otherwise…), the sum of their parts…

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Fuel-to-Go Muffins 3

Fuel-to-Go Muffins

Tomorrow’s my last day at my job. It’s so bittersweet. This week is just so…emotional. Leaving a job I love…leaving Shea for the first time overnight. It’s a lot and I have to continue to focus on the positive in making this change…and in soaking up some Cabo sun with hubby next week. All good…

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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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Gingerbread Muffins 4

Gingerbread Muffins

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. As the holidays come to a close and the 2015 year quickly approaches…your pants may have shrunk. No, really…it’s the pants, not the indulgences. I understand. In the most innocent way possible, Mr. P asked me if my work clothes would be fitting post-baby and post-holidays….

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Peanut Blossoms 4

“Healthier” Peanut Blossoms

 Men. Can’t live with’em…can’t live without’em. The other night, I abandoned the kitchen immediately after dinner to get the bedtime routine started. I headed upstairs to bathe, feed, and put to sleep one overly tired, fussy baby. As I was sitting there nursing her, I thought to myself, “I wonder if Mark will put away the leftovers…

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