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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 […]

pepper poppers

Pepper Poppers

Hi! I wasn’t sure if I was going to get these bright little poppers out to you before Easter, but I’m really glad I did. I think they would make for the perfect appetizer for your Easter gathering, as they’re bright and colorful, and you can “pop” them into your […]

golden lentil curry

Golden Lentil Curry

It’s almost Easter, which means it’s almost the end of Lent, which means….it’s the perfect time for a LENTil curry. Ha. Ha. I am so funny!! I love meat, I really do. But I really love lentils too. They’re soooo cheap, fast-cooking and oh, so versatile. You can throw them […]

mini egg skillet cookie

Mini Egg Skillet Cookie

So, I’m pretty sure you clicked on this post because you read the title, and went OMG YES! Mini eggs + cookie + giant skillet = amazeballs. When Etienne taste-tested this cookie, he said, and I quote, “this is probably one of the most delicious things I have ever eaten in my […]

10 Thoughts for Thursday

1.  If we’re driving together, and I say that I’m 100% certain we need to turn right, please, PLEASE turn left. 2.   It is a dream of mine to start a bee colony in my backyard. It’s possible! The City allows it. I’ve just been busy having babies the past couple […]

almond vanilla biscotti

Chocolate Dipped Almond-Vanilla Biscotti

  Hi! It’s Tuesday. I hope you had a fabulous weekend and Monday! It feels like I haven’t had anything to say in a long time, even though in reality it’s really only been a couple of days. I guess I like the sound of my own voice? This past […]

thai chicken peanut curry

Thai Chicken Peanut Curry

I’ve talked before about Etienne and I’s little tradition of Friday night curries. Our standard curry is typically a green Thai curry (recipe to come) but this one is another fave. Etienne loves this curry, and this is coming from a guy who doesn’t really care for peanut butter. In […]

coconut whipped cream

Coconut Whipped Cream – 2 Ways

You know that thick, creamy part of the can of coconut milk that you just want to eat with a spoon? Guess what? You can! You can get it all whipped up, excited and fluffy and eat it with a spoon. Or put it on your dessert. Or on top of […]

greek yogurt blueberry lime muffins

Greek Yogurt Blueberry Lime Muffins

Yup, you read that right. Blueberry lime muffins. Blueberry with lemon has been a favorite in cakes and muffins for a long time, but I bet you have never tasted a blueberry lime muffin! Or maybe you have, in which case I stand corrected. Either way, do yourself a favor and […]

skinny chicken fettuccine alfredo

Skinny Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

So. We have Meatless Monday, Taco Tuesday, Wing Wednesday…what about Friday? Even though Etienne and I usually have curry on Friday nights, I’d like to propose a new take on the dinner before the weekend officially begins. Fettuccine Alfredo Fridays!! If you were friends with me in high school, there’s […]

10 Thoughts for Thursday

The first of many blog posts to come that I’ve deemed Katherine’s 10 Thoughts for Thursday. Just a little peek into the inside track of a mind that’s always thinking. You’re welcome. 1.  So many boogies this past week. If you have small kids, you NEED to get Boogie Wipes! It’s […]

baby and me pancakes

Baby-and-Me Pancakes

Weekday breakfasts around here can be summed up in one word = chaos!! Neither of my boys have ever been the type to sleep past 7, so our day gets going very early and very quickly. Oscar starts asking for snacks within 10 minutes of waking up, so to spare […]