Italian Chopped Salad 4

Italian Chopped Salad

I knew the Monday following vacation would be hectic. They always are, aren’t they? While Shea has thoroughly impressed with her ease into daycare after my maternity leave, I had to leave her in tears yesterday morning when I dropped her off. She had spent a week at home with family and she immediately knew…

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Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan 1

Italian Salad with Prosciutto, Peperoncini, and Parmesan + Weekly Menu

When you don’t have kids of your own, predicting what’s kid-friendly and what’s not can be quite challenging. I often come to my conclusion based on whether or not Mr. Prevention would eat xyz food and that’s usually a pretty good indication of how kid-friendly it truly is. That said, some kids are really good…

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Cheesy Taco Soup 4

Cheesy Taco Soup

I thoroughly enjoyed the winter Olympics…almost as much as I enjoy the summer Olympics. Or college (Illini) sports. Yes, even when they lose in basketball to Michigan by, like, 30 points. Gaaah. But as a side note on the Olympics, I really do not understand curling. Atallwhatsoever. By the middle of week 2 of the…

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buffalochictacos2

Recipe Repeat: Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Working in a department of all women is often times challenging, but mostly a riot. Some of my staff treat me like the daughter they hold with great regard and some treat me like their big sister they’d never cross — there’s that perfect balance of work and play with there always being respect and…

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