Category Archives: November 2016

Instant Pot Chicken Soup

I feel like it’s been a non-stop pig out around here since Thanksgiving. We ate wayyy too much takeout over the weekend, enjoyed a few beverages, then last night had pizza and cake for an early family birthday celebration for … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Salad

Not going to lie, we’ve had a rough time getting back into the ol’ school routine after an entire week off. Isla flat out refused to go to bed last night. She ended up in my bed at some point … Continue reading

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Holiday Home Tour 2016

I’m a little sad to ship my babies back to school tomorrow. It’s been such a fun, relaxing week with them home… only a few more weeks until Christmas break! We had a great Thanksgiving. Lots of family time, relaxing, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Eve

Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!! I spent this afternoon baking cranberry bars and sweet potato casserole. Tomorrow we head to my mom and dad’s for lunch, and I’ve already laid out my good stretchy pants. This week is flying! I took the … Continue reading

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Staycation

So my kids are out of school for A WHOLE WEEK! Which is good because no hectic mornings or uniforms to wash, and bad because I actually have to take my children to the grocery store. The cashier at Trader … Continue reading

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Colonial Day Craziness

Well y’all have convinced me that I need to give roasted frozen broccoli another shot!! I’ll attempt round 2 next week and report back. The last part of this week has felt CRAZY. Jack’s class has a Colonial Day festival … Continue reading

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The Great Broccoli Experiment

Tonight’s dinner was kind of an experiment. I’d read on two different blogs recently that you can roast frozen broccoli and it will turn out the same as roasted fresh broccoli. That would be kind of a game changer because … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Goulash and Temporary Insanity

I haven’t pulled out the old Instant Pot in a while and she was looking pretty lonely. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m reeeeeeally trying to only cook one dinner at night, so tasty yet kid-friendly recipes are key. While flipping … Continue reading

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What A Week

I feel like it’s been a rough week, yes? (Understatement of the century!) Anyone else ready for the weekend? All of the election drama, Brian’s been working late, Isla threw at LEAST 10 tantrums between pickup and dinner today… and … Continue reading

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One Dish Dinner

Wow- crazy night, huh? I’ve been glued to the TV all night, and now I’m switching back and forth between WordPress and CNN. Even Jack is into it. I helped my dad babysit for Owen and Stevie tonight, and when … Continue reading

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