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
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
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
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
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
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
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