Last week at this time, I was at the beach on vacation. If I had to guess, at this time last week I was probably frolicking down the beach with Ricky drinking a margarita. Don’t worry, Stevie was safe and sound sleeping back at the beach house with my mom and stepdad home. That was […]Read more "Snack Attack: Chemical-Free, Honest Salsa"
Let’s face it. There are times when you just do not feel like cooking. Not wanting to go to the store or leave the house for that matter is usually a feeling that always seems to coincide with those not wanting to cook feelings as well. That is exactly how I was feeling when it […]Read more "Eco-Friendly Cheesy Black Bean Chili Twice Baked Potatoes"
What a Sunday it has been! There are lazy Sundays where you find it hard to peel yourself off of the couch, and then there are Sundays like my little family had today. It was a nonstop Sunday Funday – one of the best kind of days, in my eyes. The day began by going […]Read more "Save the Bees: Summertime Chicken Potpie"
Happy Tuesday! Yes, I said it. Tuesday is a fairly random day to celebrate; I know. However, I am ridiculously comfy in my bed right now sipping a single glass of wine, and I am superbly relaxed. It is fair to say I would probably celebrate any day in my current state, but today was, […]Read more "MSG Free General Tso’s-ish Chicken and Veggies"
Have you ever had one of those meals that every bite makes you happier than the one that came before it? The type of meal that leaves you feeling profoundly content afterwards. I’m talking about the type of meal that can make a horrendous day seem all worth it because it is simply that damn […]Read more "Lemon Pistachio Pesto with Shrimp (Glyphosate Free)"
Happy Summer! While Ricky was at work today, Stevie and I kicked summer off right. We had quite the adventure today as we stopped by an outdoor green market, danced in a park that was promoting global music, rode on a carousel for the first time with Stevie, and walked through a stunning garden at […]Read more "Environmentally Friendly Sweet Potato, Carrot, and Black Bean Enchiladas"
I am posting this a day late, but Happy Father’s Day! Yesterday was a busy day for us as Stevie and I were celebrating her daddy, Ricky. So for the first time, I am trying out writing a post while Stevie naps instead of at the end of the day. That means I am swapping […]Read more "For the Dads: Honest, Nontoxic Black and White Bean Chicken Chili"
It’s like I am having déjà vu. Here I am, sitting in bed with a glass of wine, again! Not only am I once again ending my busy day of mom life by enjoying a glass of wine in bed while Ricky is fast asleep next to me, but today we had a very similar meal […]Read more "Recipe Repeat with a Tweak: Swap Salmon for Chicken and It’s a New Recipe!"
Today has been a magical day! It was a very productive day; our pool is now ready for the summer, we stained some of the deck, Baby Stevie has been asleep since 8:30, I am enjoying a glass of wine from a local winery that is outstanding, and I had one of my favorite meals […]Read more "*Healthy Roasted Beet and Potato, Hot Pepper, and Grilled Chicken Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette *Free of Carcinogens and other toxic chemicals"
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It may be fairly obvious, but I am a complete newbie to this whole blogging thing.Read more "Not a Food Snob, Just Hoping for Health."