I am promising to the blogosphere that I’ll be up and at’em for a morning workout tomorrow. I’ve become a professional sleeper lately and the morning workouts have been a struggle. My alarm was set to get up this morning for a workout, but Piper’s 1am request for a diaper change and a hug had me ... Read More about 9th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #4 – Cajun White Chicken Chili
It’s official -- I’m sad that the seasons are changing. I love so much about fall (the trees are seriously breathtaking), but when I weigh all pros and cons…summer has my heart. This coming from the girl who is mid-chili contest, wants to wear a hoodie every day, and is approaching the few weeks of ... Read More about 5 Ingredient Pesto Shrimp and Broccoli Fettuccine + Weekly Menu
I may be the only one who's excited to set back my clocks - bring on the early evening darkness because I need some sunshine before NOON. I've had some early mornings at work and squeezed in a morning workout this week and I was a limp noodle on the couch come 6pm several times this week. Literally, ... Read More about Family Friday (vol. 77): Sleepy, sleepy fall.
It was an early morning and unfortunately for me, I found out the hard way that our local Starbucks doesn’t open until 6am. I was meeting my coworker in the parking lot at 5:45am to report to Grand Rapids (about 90 minutes away) for an early meeting and when I showed up to a dark building and no ... Read More about Pomegranate & Dark Chocolate Bites
I’m gearing up for a new week – a week that has to be better than last. It was the 3rd (and final) week of October travel for Mark and in addition, I was sick, we were without power much of last weekend, work was crazy busy, and we had a leak in our kitchen ceiling that resulted in a DESTROYED ... Read More about Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry + Weekly Menu
Yesterday I shadowed our health system’s attorney as a part of my leadership cohort. Let me tell you, the woman was NON-STOP from 6:45am until 5pm and I left the hospital absolutely whipped. She was off for a long walk before taking some consultants out for a 6:30pm dinner and I was just floored by ... Read More about Healthier Tuna Noodle Casserole
What a weekend. I think I’m up and at’em because I wanted some uninterrupted morning time on my computer. My weekend feels a bit incomplete without time set aside for blogging. You see, our power went out Saturday just as we were arriving home from grocery shopping. Because naturally, that’s when ... Read More about 9th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #3 – Whole30 Beef and Sweet Potato Chili + Weekly Menu
I’m fully embracing fall – I’m sitting here drinking a coffee porter and snuggled under a blanket. For now, I’m not upset about it. I did tell Mark that I feel less tolerant of the cold than I have been in the past and shockingly, he agreed with me. We’re moving to HAWAII! Kidding. (But on ... Read More about Zucchini-Pesto-Sausage Pizza