Last night I had the last session of a 4-week hockey skills and drills group. The emphasis was on skating and it was a great workout. The 60-second drill induced flashbacks to high school and college hockey days. Then there were these rectangular pads that we had to jump over, landing on a single ... Read More about Shortcut Peach-Almond Crisp
Lots of interesting things going on over here… The brother-in-law of our contractor (who has been integral in completing our bathroom renovation that is now 7 weeks behind schedule…) was arrested for his second offense of public intoxication. He’s still in jail. You can’t make this stuff ... Read More about Red Pepper Cashew Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower + Weekly Menu
Well, it should be an interesting next 24-48 hours. There’s a wide-spread outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease in the community and it has affected (thus far) more than half of Piper’s class. All was well until noon when I got the text that she needed to be picked up because it was suspected ... Read More about Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers
More than usual, I have a case of the Sundays. A super fun weekend is coming to a close and it’s making me very grateful that I scheduled myself on PTO Wednesday afternoon for a little mom time. Weather pending, I’m grabbing my Kindle and heading to the beach for a few hours. Fingers crossed the ... Read More about Cilantro-Lime Grilled Chicken with Mango-Avocado Salsa + Weekly Menu
I started blogging in 2009. The same year I got married. The same year I became a Registered Dietitian. The same year I couldn't find a job. The same year I moved from Chicago to Tulsa and away from everyone and everything I'd ever known. When it came to blogging, I had no idea what I was doing ... Read More about Family Friday (vol. 74): Why Continue Blogging? Plus, What Food Photography Looks Like In a House of Dogs and Kids!
I’m getting the reputation as “that mom”. You know, the one who posts everything her kids are eating on Instagram…and most of it is healthy. It’s one of the handful of reputations I’m really okay with. Mostly it’s just that the food I’m making my kids just so happens to be somewhat tastefully ... Read More about Southwest Chicken and Rice Bake
I started a blog post on Friday but then the weekend started and I haven’t paused from having fun to finish the post. No apologies – I am soaking up all the summer that I can! My parents were in town and we did a little bit of everything – outdoor concert at the beach, beach day, brewery, dinner ... Read More about Easy Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef + Weekly Menu
Nothing makes a girl feel old like a little arthritis and some fiery bunions. A few months ago, my PCP told me the persistent pain I have in my middle finger is not, in fact, from over-use (har har), but instead, is a bit of arthritis from an old hockey injury. Lovely. And now, I have bunions on ... Read More about Healthy-ish Cajun Shrimp Alfredo