Category Archives: July 2017

Clearing Out The Freezer

Is it a full moon or something? Because the kids were freaking crazy today. So. Much. Fighting. And over the DUMBEST STUFF. Three more weeks of summer, three more weeks of summer… I’m trying to use up food that’s hanging … Continue reading

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Summer Soup

Another busy weekend! On Friday we dropped the kids at the Y for a Parents’ Night Out, then headed to Gloria’s for a little date night dinner. As usual our date concluded with a Target trip- this is what happens … Continue reading

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Cousin Time

We had a busy day today. Isla had a dentist appointment today to get a filling replaced, then we headed to Target to buy a couple of birthday gifts. Our Super Target (aka, MY HAPPY PLACE) is undergoing a major … Continue reading

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Salmon Cakes

This morning Jack asked if we could have one day this week where we “stay home all day and do nothing.” It’s funny because I really haven’t planned much for them this summer- we did a couple weeks of swim … Continue reading

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Peach Season

Brian took a trip to Florida this weekend to meet up with his college buddies, so I loaded up the kids (and Chloe) and headed to the lake! It’s reached the point in the summer where it’s really too hot … Continue reading

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Paleo Cookies

We have book club tonight so I thought it would be a good opportunity to try out a paleo cookie recipe that I bookmarked a while ago: The Best Paleo Chunk Cookies. By some miracle I actually had all of … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Paleo

I was browsing the books at Costco this weekend and was shocked/excited when I spotted this one: An Instant Pot paleo cookbook?! Of course it came home with me (PS- you can find it slightly cheaper on Amazon). The recipes … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Well this weekend flew! We literally spent ALL DAY at the pool today. Got there around 12:30, the kids had a blast playing with school/neighborhood friends who they haven’t seen all summer, and the next thing we knew it was … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I still plan on writing a “Michigan Trip: Part 2″ (and maybe 3, 4…?), but I figured I would throw in a food post because it’s been basically forever. I’ve actually been cooking a lot since we got home. The … Continue reading

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Michigan 2017: Part 1

We’re home! The kids and I actually flew in on Friday evening… aaaaaand I’m ready to go back to Michigan. Going from 70 degrees to 90+ is THE WORST. It was such an amazing vacation and the two weeks flew … Continue reading

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