Do you suffer seasonally from overzealous zucchini in your or your neighbor’s garden? Are you bored with loafs of zucchini bread? Bothered by complicated lunches & looking for quicker options? All kidding aside, this is a seriously easy recipe and a great way to grab what’s in the garden and throw together a quick, healthyish… Continue reading Easy Zucchini “Pasta”
I'm a week late in writing this, but he was a week and a half late in getting here, and if I've learned anything in this process, it's that time works differently now. My sweet little boy is one year old! The last year has been the quickest and slowest year of my life. Some… Continue reading Motherhood: Year One
His and Mine. Pasta is about the only meal my husband will eat without meat. In the beginning, when I was vegetarian, this was an easy meal for me to make for both of us. It would even be easy now--but I'm not so in to pasta lately. Don't get me wrong--it tastes great! And… Continue reading Meatless Monday with Classic Pasta Night. Married Up.
Sunday was one of those days. We woke up, got ready for church, and Easton fell asleep right about the time we were supposed to head out the door. We were on our last diaper and out of laundry detergent anyway, so I knew after church we'd be making a quick Target trip on our… Continue reading Thank Goodness. Thank God.
Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Ours was rough with a teething boy, but we managed to sneak away to Boulder for a short "hike" & some gorgeous fall color. Also, I am honored to be a guest blogger at Denver Natural Mom! You can check it out The Weight of Motherhood here if… Continue reading The Weight of Motherhood.
Breakfast on the porch. Peaches are in season this time of year, and I can't get enough of them. A couple days a week, I've been enjoying this Peaches & Cream Smoothie: 1 Banana 1/2 large peach 1ish cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop your favorite protein powder ( I use Vega or Sunwarrior… Continue reading A Day in Eating
*The above pictures were taken when I was 8 months pregnant (I got EVEN bigger) and around 5ish months post partum. My son will be 7 months on Thursday, and I am now 9 pounds lighter than in the picture on the right. I gained 50 pounds during my pregnancy (while working out daily &… Continue reading A Weightloss Story.
Let me get one thing straight. I am not a lady with leisure time. But I am a lady who does lunch. For the last 4 months, I longed for lunch. Something more than a smoothie or a handful of nuts and a piece of fruit. Fruit is good, but after 4 months of grabbing… Continue reading Lets Do Lunch.
It's Ash Wednesday. You won't see me with any on my forehead. And you may or may not believe in any Christian doctrine or practices. Regardless, I think 40 days is a perfect amount of time to adapt to a new way of living. I like ritual, when it's practiced with earnest intention. I think… Continue reading 40 Days of Gratitude, 40 Days of Health, & a Lifetime of Surrender
At the end of 41 weeks (and 3 days), I had gained almost 50 pounds. Far more than you are "supposed" to gain during a pregnancy, but I really don't agree with or care what THEY say. For my thoughts on weight gain during pregnancy, go here. Anyway, after the last 4 weeks, I have… Continue reading One Month