Earlier I was listening to the TED Talk Radio Hour on NPR podcast about being in your comfort zone. It was all about and how people often get in the habit of staying at their status quo, have issues with moving past their norm, and getting out of their comfort zone. This podcast struck a … Continue reading Embracing my Inner Jedi: Stepping Outside of my Comfort Zone
I had good intentions of making some cute little frozen Oreo cups with some egg candies on top to take to my parents' house and my husband's parents' house for Easter tomorrow. I had seen the recipe on the back of a box of no-bake Oreo dessert. I thought all my nieces and nephews would … Continue reading Dessert Fail
8:00 p.m. bedtime comes early once in a while to same Mom's sanity. I'm not sure what we'll do when they learn to tell time. Sometimes I fake having to pee just so I can have a minute or two to myself. Sorry kid, most of your Halloween candy was eaten by me. You don't … Continue reading Mom Confessions
I love my mom's carrot cake. It literally is the best carrot cake I have ever tasted. I am very picky when it comes to carrot cake. I remember the first time I ever tried carrot cake: I was probably six or seven and my aunt brought out a cake after supper. I was so … Continue reading Mom’s Marvelous Carrot Cake
I don't know if I have ever mentioned it before, but I have the best parents ever. They always do so much for me and I appreciate them very much. Saturday we drove almost an hour to my parents' house to celebrate my birthday a few days early. My photographer husband helped my dad … Continue reading An Early Birthday Dinner: Swiss Steak
I haven't had too many cravings thus far in my pregnancy, but today I went to a clinic to train a couple associates and the manager made me try this delicious spicy dip she made. It was so good, but after I left it left me craving the Spiderman Roll from my favorite sushi place. … Continue reading Cravings
Lately mealtimes have become a struggle at our house. Abby used to be a fantastic eater but now I don't know what happened. She seems determined to see how much food she can get away with not eating. Unless the meal is scrambled eggs and sausage or pancakes with syrup she is not guaranteed to … Continue reading Why Do Mealtimes Have to be so Difficult?