I'm in an awkward stage of life. One might say our teens take that title by a long shot, and while it is indeed a formative phase, I personally would call it fickle before awkward. I am thirty years old, and in a stage where big life choices are made by many in my age… Continue reading The Awkward Stage
What's in a kitchen? I'm not talking about the obvious appliances and cookware that comprise a literal kitchen, but rather what happens in a kitchen. I'm certain that I've already lost about half of you with my philosophical question. "This is a food blog!" say some of you, only to unfollow and never return. Others… Continue reading What’s in a Kitchen?
Newest addition (Alexander) Life has changed so much in the last six months. I now have a 6-month old boy, Alexander, who is such a calm cutie. My daughter is a vibrant ray of sunshine and also a miss-independent who apparently has difficulty accepting any sort of help from people. I started working again part-time.… Continue reading Keep Calm and Keep it Simple
Oh, hello. So nice to see you again. What's that, you don't remember me? Not surprising considering my last post was back in April of 2016. It was written thirteen days before Juliana came into this world, yet I feel like I just wrote it. Now she is 9.5 months old. I guess I finally… Continue reading Reacquainted
Baby girl is due in just over two weeks, so you can imagine that mind is filled with countless thoughts; thoughts of excitement, anticipation, preparation, and the unknown. Thankfully, thoughts of dread have not made an appearance and I pray that they don't. Let me clarify something-- although I do not dread the difficult times, it… Continue reading We’re Having a Baby, So We’re Eating Ramen (the Good Kind)