Links to Love

Zulily has HABA toys – a Jemma favorite – on special through May 14th. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can through this link (if you purchase something, I’ll get a credit, which is swell). Then, happy HABA shopping (and all the other fantastic specials Zulily has). I’m going to whip up these Peanut […]

Easter Pork Roast

Here’s the recipe I promised! This Easter was my first holiday where I was in charge of the menu. My in-laws brought mashed potatoes, but other than that it was all me. This was also my first piece of meat that I’ve ever prepared. Well, in the sense of a piece of meat where you […]

Calling all gardeners!

via Spring is peaking out of somewhere here in the Northwest. It’s got me thinking about starting a little herb garden. But, I need some help! We don’t have a backyard so I need something portable. Advice? I really want basil to make my own pesto. What would your other herb faves be? Is there anything tricky […]

Avocados are Awesome

Saturday is the big day! Jemma turns 6 months old and we’re celebrating with her first taste of food … a little bit of avocado. Jemma is still primarily nursing, but each week I plan to introduce a new food. We’re also going to start learning a new sign each week. I haven’t decided on […]

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding

I’m a HUGE fan of bread pudding. Like the kind of fan that orders it at every restaurant. Bread pudding and artichoke dip. Those are my must haves. I am still working to perfect my home recipes for each. Currently La Buca in Portland, Oregon wins the bread pudding and Old Chicago wins for artichoke […]

Project 31, Day 19

Write about your favorite comfort food (we are women- we ALL have comfort food!) Hand’s down, my favorite comfort food is my friend, Karrie’s Homemade Mac ‘n Cheese. TO DIE FOR DELICIOUS! .IngredientsButter, for greasing the dish12 ounces pasta 2 cups heavy cream 2 1/2 cups whole milk 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus […]

Project 31, Day 11

Post a recipe.  Or if you don’t cook, try a new recipe and write about how it turned out (pictures please!). I don’t have a picture, but I made this buffalo dip for our small group last week. It was a hit and Dominic requested it again for the Super Bowl :) Buffalo Dip from […]

Article Log

This is more for me than anyone. Posting articles I hope to re-read in the future are best organized here. I’m so thankful for organizational tools like blogs. Three cheers for the 21st century. My birth story is almost ready to post. I know, quite a long time coming. But, anyways, as I journaled my […]