Author Archives: heatherwlu

New Hampshire Getaway

Happy Valentine’s Day! We just got back from a romantic dinner (HA) at Mariano’s with Jack and Isla. I got my Tex-Mex fix so I’m happy. Flowers are nice but chips and queso are better. Our little getaway was fun! … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019 | Leave a comment

Weekend Plans and Crock Pot Chili

It’s been a weird week! The kids had a half day yesterday (Wednesday), regular school day today, then they’re off tomorrow for Academic Fair. Jack’s competing in 3rd grade math at Academic Fair tomorrow, and Brian and Isla have a … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019 | Leave a comment

Weekend Recap

So I literally watched zero of the Superbowl, other than a few commercials and the halftime show (snooze). Obviously that didn’t stop me from making SNACKS. First up was Skinnytaste’s version of buffalo chicken dip. I couldn’t find any fat … Continue reading

Posted in February 2019 | Leave a comment

Cake Hack & Taco Tuesday

Hey hey! Brian was in New Haven Sunday and Monday, and by the time I got the kids down I was dead tired. Last night I’m pretty sure I was in bed by 9:30 (which never, ever happens), and dinners … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019 | Leave a comment

Sweetest Little Chef

Guess who made dinner tonight?? Other than the chopping, she really did everything for the sauce. Of course she ate NONE of it. Whoever said that helping prepare the food would make a child more likely to eat it has … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019 | Leave a comment

Skillet Enchiladas

We had such a fun, COLD, long weekend! We had a rare sports-free Saturday, so the kids and I headed down to the lake right after school on Friday (Brian drove down after work that night). Saturday was freezing and … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019 | Leave a comment

When Dad’s Away

Ok so y’all are going to either think that I’m a genius for this or that I’ve lost my damn mind. Last night Brian had a meeting, and since Jack’s basketball practice runs until 7:30, I usually feed the kids … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019 | 1 Comment

Salisbury Steak Meatballs

Anyone else hooked on Dirty John on Bravo? I listened to the podcast a long time ago but only recently started watching the show. It’s so good and I love how true it is to the original story… though it’s … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019 | Leave a comment

I’ll Stir Fry You In My Wok

Oh man. I spent most of today cleaning out our playroom and ended up with three giant bags of TRASH and an entire trunk full of toys to donate. And I’m not even finished! I still have to tackle the … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019 | Leave a comment

Instant Loss

We were slow-going at first this morning, but somehow everyone managed to rally and the kids were dressed, fed and ready for school by 7:25. Holla! Not going to lie, the day flew by. I ended up going to 3 … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019 | Leave a comment