Category Archives: February 2017

Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras! Both kids ran out of school wearing beads and Isla refused to take this mask off while we shopped for groceries. Every time someone at Kroger smiled at her, she yelled, “STOP LAUGHING AT ME!” Good times. … Continue reading

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Cabbage Roll Bowls

Thanks for all of the podcast recommendations!! I’ve added them to my subscription list and look forward to being really unproductive in the next few weeks, ha. Monday dinners are tricky because Jack has soccer from 5:45-dark, so we don’t … Continue reading

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Crazy Thursdays

Y’all, Thursdays be CRAZY. Went to the gym this morning, attempted to clean the house, met Brian for lunch, picked up Isla (my mom picks Jack up most Thursdays) and rushed home to get her dressed for ballet, took her … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Chili

This week is causing me major anxiety- just a lot of meetings, school obligations, kids’ activities, etc. Part of me is really ready for summer and not having a schedule (remind me of this in July when I’m going nuts … Continue reading

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Recovering

Oh man, Y’ALL… last night?? I was hit with a major case of food poisoning around 1am. It was AWFUL. I was lying in bed and all of a sudden felt really dizzy. I sat up and immediately threw up … Continue reading

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Cheater Chicken

Happy belated Valentine’s Day! Hope all of you had a fabulous v-day. We have a date night on Friday to celebrate, so last night was pretty low key. We grabbed Tex-Mex at Desperado’s (because tacos = love) and then watched … Continue reading

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Mondays Be Crazy

I’ve been running around like a maniac today- gym this morning, Valentine errands, grocery shopping, parent-teacher conference for Isla, soccer practice for Jack, dinner, homework… Mondays be crazy. First things first. On Friday Jack competed in an academic fair with … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Beef Stew

The kids had a half day today, because they basically never go to school. They’re out Friday, too, though Jack has to go because the school is closed for an academic fair and he’s competing (mathlete!). This morning I had … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Coconut Chicken

I pulled out the ol’ Instant Pot for dinner tonight. A while back I found this recipe for Thai coconut chicken and finally gave it a shot. It cooks really fast (12 minutes!) BUT you have to make the sauce … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

Hey! I feel like I need to bathe my house in Lysol right now. Brian and I are both fighting colds, Jack was up late last night with a weird stomachache (so severe that at one point we were headed … Continue reading

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