He Didn’t Forget- A Valentine’s Day story

For Valentine’s Day, I received my favorite lip gloss and a beautiful bracelet from my husband. He is so amazing and thoughtful! However, I WAS surprised that he didn’t get me flowers. . .For the past 8 years he has always given me flowers, that he arranges himself, and a card.  He made me breakfastRead more

Brussels & Bacon

Let me share this fond memory about brussel sprouts from childhood: I was 5 years old. My mom loved brussel sprouts with lemon on them. She made them for dinner and I remember the terrible taste it left in my mouth and I spit it out on my plate. I got the “mom eyes” and sheRead more

Breakfast of Superheroes

Getting healthier has required me to really think about what I’m putting into my body. I have had to renew the way I think about the type of food that I eat because it’s my fuel. If i put crap food in, then I’m gonna feel like crap. Makes sense, right?  On a daily basis, IRead more

Marry Me Macaroni

Yesterday, around 2PM, I got a craving for macaroni and cheese. I haven’t had macaroni and cheese in a very long time. As much cheese as there is in this recipe I won’t have it again for awhile either but when you’re craving something, it’s best just to give in! This is definitely comfort food!Read more

Carnival of Bow Ties Pasta

I am very embarrassed to talk about this but my pantry is in a very, very sad state. It’s actually my least favorite space of the house. I really have no idea what my pantry houses. It does not have a light in it and I think that’s the biggest problem. A problem that needsRead more

Baked Bacon and a Blueberry Blitz

For the past 18 days I have been making healthier food choices. I am not on a DIET. I’m seriously trying to make a lifestyle change here. I want to be healthier, not skinnier (although that would be nice) and I want to feel better. I’m tired of taking meds for things that could beRead more