Every emergency plan should include ginger ale

My wake up call came at 3:30 this morning. The baby was up, this time with a little drama, which required nursing, rocking, back rubbing. The funny thing is I kept hearing some sort of faint moaning/crying sound. I was thinking ghosts at first. I mean, naturally, right?And then I thought there was something intuitive going on in my brain. There was a child close to me suffering somewhere. Something was up.And then the baby was almost asleep on my shoulder when I heard the cry from the next room. You know the cry.Like a siren in the night....more
@Laine Griffin@victorias_view Oops! Correct, focused link is above....more

Light Asian-style chicken and pineapple salad with crispy wontons

I know I’ve said it before, like in this post about the best salad EVAHHHHH! But immagonna say it again. I LOVE salad, ya’ll! I love it so much that I even had it for breakfast this morning. It was delicious.Get your favorite lettuce or salad mix. I generally get the bulk organic baby lettuce. I feel it’s more bang for your buck – there is no waste and much less time spent prepping it.For this salad I used:...more

Who's having a pity party? This girl!!!

This morning I’m having one of those mom-fail, pity party mornings.So, I never get a chance to sleep in. I’m either up starting my work day at around 4:00 am, and/or I’m the one who gets up with the kids when they get up at the azz-crack of dawn any given day of the week....more
The other day I read an article about letting your emotion out so you can get up and move on. ...more

Rock that body

@Laine Griffin Yes...you ARE. Too cool. But, I have to tell you that after seeing Elaine's ...more

I am so proud of my mom!

Going to visit! more

Crazy Eyeris - Why I Plan To Be a Roller Derby Roller

That's my Derby alter-ego. If I make the team.I'm trying out next [this] year. Going to train and soak in as much Derby as I can in the meantime. I am beyond excited. Scared. Overwhelmed....more
Rewritten back the 1937 Vibram launched the aboriginal mountaineering soles, back 1937, like ...more

Meal plan week of 1/2/12 - post holiday fridge and body clean out

Monday, 1/2 – Lots of New Years Eve and New Years day leftovers.Tuesday, 1/3 - Southern Black eye pea minestrone (more leftovers!)Wednesday, 1/4 - Chicken and pineapple skewers, salad with ginger-cilantro vinaigrette.Thursday, 1/5 - Crockpot Mexican turkey stew.Friday, 1/6 - Pizza Friday!!Saturday, 1/7 - Pasta with meatballs, salad and homemade bread....more
Yes, water!!! Must have water! @victorias_viewmore

It's 2012 and I have a holiday hangover

This is our last day of bubble-dom. I hope you are enjoying your day! @SunbonnetSmart.commore

Soup for me, soup for you

Soul satisfying. Warmifying. Stupifiying.Soup.I love soup. Can you tell? I could eat soup and a sandwich five nights out of the week. Unfortunately, the only other person in my little family that would do the same is my son, Ben.What’s great about soup is you can make it anything you want! I can make soup out of anything. And in fact, sometimes I do.Leftovers – which generally make my favorite soups. Canned beans. Frozen veggies. Fresh veggies. Some combination of these.Crock pot. Stove top. Any way to get it hot....more
I know you did! @victorias_viewmore

The recipe box

This morning I was up with the baby at 3:30. She just needed a quick back rub and went back to sleep. Drama-less. Thankfully.Since my alarm was set for 4:00 anyway, I ended up staying up. I tried to lay back down, but what’s the point?...more
What a great idea! I think I remember that post. I will have to check it out! @Kris Robinsonmore