Author Archives: heatherwlu

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Today I skipped the gym and got SO MUCH DONE at home. Cleaned my closet, cleaned both kids rooms, put away laundry, vacuumed, washed towels, actually showered and dried my hair for a change. I’m really bad about thinking of … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | Leave a comment

MYO Pickles

Between the eclipse and most of our friends starting their first day of school, it was a pretty exciting day on Facebook. My day was less thrilling- started week TWO of school (we’re old pros now), then the usual gym/errands/chores … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | 2 Comments

Easy Weeknight Fajitas

It’s almost FRIDAY! Meaning we’ve almost survived the first week of school. Also meaning I don’t have to set my alarm for 5:45. I’ve been *trying* to get up a half hour before the kids but so far that’s not … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | 2 Comments

Chickpea Pasta

As sad as I am to see the summer end… I forgot how much more PRODUCTIVE I can be when the kids are in school all day. It’s kind of amazing. This summer we maybe got 1 errand done per … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | Leave a comment

One Day Down!

One day of school down! The kids said that they had a great first day. They like their teachers and seem excited about their classes. It’s a particularly big year for Isla because she gets to eat in the cafeteria, … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | Leave a comment

First Day Jitters

Ahhh- first day of school tomorrow!! The backpacks are packed, school clothes laid out, pencils labeled… Seriously. 24 pencils, 48 crayons, 12 colored pencils and 8 markers. ALL WITH HIS NAME. Whyyyyyyyy? We had meet the teacher on Friday and … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | Leave a comment

Phoning It In

Remember when I talked about phoning in dinner at the end of the week? Well try Tuesday. This week is just crazy. Tonight we had a play date at Monster Yogurt with a new 2nd grader, tomorrow night I have … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | Leave a comment

Kale & Coconut

Anyone start off the week with really stellar dinners, but by Thursday you’re microwaving hot dogs and throwing some Pirate’s Booty on a paper plate? No? That’s cool, just asking for a friend… So, I am conflicted. I really am … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | 1 Comment

Weekend Recap

We just got home from the pool and Operation Put The Kids To Bed At A Decent Hour is in full effect, since we have exactly one week until school starts. Have I mentioned how much I’m going to miss … Continue reading

Posted in August 2017 | Leave a comment

Southern Dinner

This past weekend we made another trip to the lake, and with that came the required East TX farm stand stop. This time we loaded up with fresh peaches, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, okra and lady cream peas (I was looking … Continue reading

Posted in July 2017 | Leave a comment