Bites of Life

Bites of my real-life; as a Mom, wife, blogger, serious snacker and wine lover.

Bites of Life

Chapter Seven – The Big News

That’s right – there’s a bun in that oven! More importantly, there’s a bun in MY oven πŸ˜‰ I’m so happy I can finally share THE BIG NEWS with all of you! I’m overjoyed to announce that Etienne and I are expecting our third child on April 29, 2018. The […]

 
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10 Thoughts for Thursday

1.Β  10 Thoughts for Thursday. It’s back. I took a hiatus (more on that to come) but the thoughts have returned! 2.Β  THIS sourdough bread!! Sourdough is my nemesis. Until, this week. It took me 2 weeks to get my starter going, but voila! This loaf turned out perrrrrfectly! πŸ™‚ […]

 
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Chapter Six – Summer

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August” –Β Jenny Han, The Summer I Turned Pretty Hey all!! It’s been a while since we had a real chat – but I blame summer. WHEW summer is always busy, am I right!? I amΒ not complaining. It has been […]

 
10 thoughts for thursday
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10 Thoughts for Thursday

1.Β  Zucchini. So much zucchini!! I love having an excess in the summer, so every year we’ve been planting 3 zucchini plants. Keep your eye out for LIMO zucchini recipes coming soon! 2.Β Β Recipe fails. We’re currently eating our way through a lot of frozen something that didn’t work out quite […]

 
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Chapter Five – Portugal

Portugal! Wow, what a country. Totally underrated, in our humble opinion. Etienne and I did not really know what to expect when we went, just that it was somewhere that always seemed like a neat place to go. It was amazing!! We only hadΒ 7 full days, but we made the […]

 
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10 Thoughts for Thursday

1.Β  How yummy do these mini raspberry cheesecakes look? I made them for my father-in-law for Father’s Day. I followed this super easy recipe from tutti-dolci. It’s really a must try! 2.Β  I’m posting this from Portugal. PORTUGAL!! We got here early today….I hope to have lots of photos for […]

 
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10 Thoughts for Thursday

1.Β  It was our anniversary yesterday! We celebrated with some bubbly and these mini molten skilletΒ lava cakes. All in our backyard of course, while the kids slept. How cute are these mini cast iron skillets!? 2.Β  Having to stop to pee while on a mission – these missions include grocery […]

 
very hungry caterpillar
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Chapter Four – The Birthday

Hello! Can you believe it’s been over a month since I last had a real chat with you all!? Where does the time go!? This is a question I’ve been asking myself a lot lately, since my baby turned 1 on Tuesday! I don’t even knoooooow how that’s possible. We […]

 
tulip
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10 Thoughts for Thursday

1.Β  My Mother’s Day present. I already told you about the gift card I got in my banana muffins post but I haven’t told you what I bought. Among so many other cool things, I bought this lucky rooster. I had to. It spoke to me! 2.Β  Construction zones. Without […]

 
10 thoughts for thursday
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10 Thoughts for Thursday

1. Like my tank?Β I got this wicked cool top in the mail this week from my friend Ashley, owner of Britton & Gray Inc. Check her out! 2.Β Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo. Such a fun holiday, even if you aren’tΒ at allΒ Mexican! For me, it’s a great excuse to eat the […]

 
10 thoughts for thursday
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10 Thoughts for Thursday

1. Dehydrated apple chips. Amazing!! Etienne’s parents bought us a dehydrator and I sliced up a whole bag of apples and 7 hours later, a perfectly baby/toddler/mama friendly portable, delicious healthy snackΒ was created! If you don’t have a dehydrator, you can do it in your oven: The Spruce tells you […]

 
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Chapter Three – Spring

“This time of year is very nice, as spring brings all things new. What would make it very special is to spend the day with you”! – If I Could Have Been There, by Jamie L.A. Hendricks This quote is from my favorite children’s book, given to me by my […]