To all the sinners out there, raise your hand. We all sin, even when we walk the straight and narrow, sin creeps up because we aren't perfect-only Jesus was. It can be daunting knowing we are sinners, always will sin and are probably sinning now. Don't be afraid, confess your sins and He will forgive. … Continue reading 70 Days of Hand Lettering Devotional- Day
My husband and I took the kids out to the park. They were stir crazy and it had to happen. Our van was packed to the brim, some basketballs, scooters, mits, tennis balls and even a big wheel fell out of the car when popping the trunk open. Layla buckled up her skates and got … Continue reading She Inspired Me!
My goal, while raising my tribe, is to encourage them to view healthy food with a different lense. I want to expand their palette and teach them healthy habits. My hope is it keeps them leading healthy lives and that they pass my legacy of cooking down to their children. In order to do this, … Continue reading Cuban Lentil Chili w/ Cornbread Waffles
Rocco's best friend turns 4 today. They have been best friends since birth, literally. I knew I would be chasing kids down, jumping, running and doing a lot of corralling so I need a comfortable outfit to make it through the day. Jeggings from H&M. Wife.mom.boss. shirt from an online boutique - just so I … Continue reading Kids Birthday Bash-OOTD
If you are busy, spend more time transporting kids in the car than you do slaving away in the kitchen this is the perfect breakfast for you. Take 2 cups of rolled oats, chop up a handful of dried apricots, a handful of cranberries, 1 tablespoon of this seeds and throw them all in a … Continue reading Healthy Overnight Oats On-the-Go
When it's cold I like comfort food. When I have a lot on my mind I like to cook to ease the tension. When's it's cold outside and I have a lot on my mind I like to make lentils! Why? Well, that's simple. It's my favorite food. They may be small in size, but … Continue reading Super Food Orange Lentil and Chickpea Curry Stew
It's soft like a cloud. Warm with tiny pools of golden silky olive oil. Fresh leaves of cilantro and a spicy bite here and there of minced, toasted garlic. I could eat this for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, heck even dessert. It's so good. It's naan!
It's the weekend. It's early. It's 6 am. THE KIDS ARE WIDE AWAKE!! They want breakfast. Did I mention its 6 am on a weekend? Here lies the problem. My husband and I work hard, and very long hours at times. We want to "sleep in"- ya know, till 8 am, especially on the weekend. We … Continue reading Trying Something New w/ The Kids…
Let's face it, Spring is right around the corner. If you are like me, you have nothing to wear. Not only do I not have anything to wear, multiply that by the fact that I have lost a dress size, so whatever I did have, doesn't fit the same. Action was needed, and fast. Here … Continue reading Super Savings…Just In Time for Spring (HAUL!)
Sunday morning is a morning we are often pressed for time. My kids are always exceptionally hungry Sunday mornings as well. I needed to make something filling, something they wanted but I also desperately wanted to balance their desires (syrup and meat) with my desire to feed them something healthy. I baked some sausage (no … Continue reading A Balanced Breakfast for a Large Family-Sunday Morning Eats…
I am 33 now. I am not able to get 48 hours of work done in less than 24 hours. I have to be strategic, be methodic, deliberate and work smarter, not harder. In essence, I have succumbed to adulting in big way. I took a look at the week (on a normal week that … Continue reading Crockpot Cooking- Busy Weekend