Fruity Pancakes

So, I’m really just trying to sneak a few over ripe apricots into my girls’ breakfast! Sometimes a breakfast that makes squealing happy toddlers is the best game plan. Mix and set aside: 1 cup flour 1 Tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt In mixer: 1 egg 1 cup of milk 2 … [Read more…]

Super Simple Fresh Tortillas

This is a double of the original recipe I found. My small family finished off a single recipe of 8 small tortillas in one sitting. This makes about 12 larger tortillas. 4 cups Flour 1 tsp. Salt 1 1/2 cups water 6 Tbsp. Olive oil Mix by hand until just combined. Turn onto lightly floured … [Read more…]

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

The other morning I woke up at 5a.m. and I couldn’t fall back asleep. I uncharacteristically decided to get up, get ready for my day and make something special. Mornings are not my jam. Breakfast is not my meal of choice. Give me steak salad at 6p.m. and lets just skip mornings all together. Please. … [Read more…]

Better-than-Your-Current Pizza Crust

I have tried several pizza dough recipes in my 4 years cooking. We all agree this is the best. When we first got married, I was still cooking my moms long loved pizza dough. There’s nothing wrong with it. {Although she too has moved onto bigger and better pizza dough’s…) But it hated me. And … [Read more…]

Baby Bloopers

Who doesn’t like a collection of humorous toddler quotes? Pulling out the good ole’ quote book for this post… It’s so important for parents too laugh. I want my kids to remember me laughing at everyone’s silliness, {and even joining in!} more than they remember me grumpy or serious… I’ve been blessed with two girls who find … [Read more…]

Marriage, God, and Magic Formulas

Everywhere I go we talk about marriage lately. I’m reading 3 “wife” books right now. The pastor is preaching Ephesians. I’m married. My husband’s married. Most of my friend’s are married… See? It’s an epidemic! I’ve been itching to sit down and write about it all! But feeling a little too young because February will … [Read more…]

October Meal Plan

This month I’m trying to plan my WHOLE menu out at the beginning. (Ahhhh the work I can accomplish during nap time bliss!) I can’t stand hand written sloppy paper though, so I wanted to store it here. I figure once I’ve done this it for a few months, it will be way easier to … [Read more…]

September 2014 Photo-a-day

This is my September 2014, photo a day blog. The 2nd half of the month is where my favorites are! Feel free to skip ahead to those… I decided to dedicate this month to taking one picture a day. On my real camera. With as little interruption to the kids natural play as possible. At a … [Read more…]