In case you missed my last post – I am now accepting entries into my 9th Annual Chili Contest (visit the link for more details!)!! I’m a self-proclaimed chili connoisseur and on days like today where the air feels like bath water, it makes me pretty giddy over the thought of fall. And football. And ... Read More about Shortcut Sausage Jambalaya + Weekly Menu
It’s hard to believe that’s it’s nearly that time of year again…CHILI SEASON! This will be my 9th (!) annual chili contest here on PreventionRD.com. This blog is beginning to make me feel OLD... Chili epitomizes everything that I love about fall, including football, beer, and cooler temperatures. ... Read More about 9th Annual Chili Contest — Now Accepting Entries!
We made it through Tuesday. Whew. There’s nothing like some middle of the night kiddo illness to start your day at 2:45am. Needless to say, morning workouts have not been happening. I did, however, make a German Chocolate Cake from scratch. What a pain and oh so delicious. I never actually tried ... Read More about Sweet Pepper Pasta with Sausage
I’ve really been pulling things together lately. I put on my big girl pants after Mee-Mee’s last days with our family and I must say, we’re surviving just fine. I’m doing a LOT more laundry than I had been, but Mark and I kind of move through this little life of ours like a well-synced machine. We ... Read More about Tilapia and Summer Squash Tacos + Weekly Menu
Days like today make me dream about being a homemaker. Or full-time blogger. Or something of the like. I love my job, but I love being home and having all sorts of flexibility a lot more, of course. I didn’t set an alarm. I dropped off the kids without the rush of most mornings. I was in my gym ... Read More about Classic Sour Cream Baked Donuts
We made the most of the dreary weather with some bowling yesterday. We haven’t been bowling in forever and since we only had Shea with us (Piper was home napping with a babysitter) it was an age-appropriate activity. Watching Shea bowl in a dress was absolutely adorable. We got the cutest little ... Read More about Jerk Shrimp with Pineapple Rice + Weekly Menu
The summer, as usual, is zooming by. That means I will soon have a 2-year-old and 4-year-old. That just seems so much older than 1 and 3, doesn't it? Shea has been pretty insistent on a frog cake though I'm not ever sure what that means. I have my eye on this ombré rosette cake, however. Not that I ... Read More about Family Friday (vol. 73): Coming Up On 2 and 4
I have started mapping out the rest of my summer and it has really caused some intense sadness. For the first time in my life, I really and truly understand why people move to warmer climates when the circumstances of life allow. I don't passionately hate the cold like most, but I'm mostly of the ... Read More about Thai Peanut Chicken Crunch Slaw Salad