Chipotle Pineapple Veggie Fajitas

Chipotle Pineapple Veggie Fajitas

I used to think I didn't like fajitas.  Not really sure why?  I mean, lots of colorful veggies and tortillas and toppings?  Not much to go wrong.  I finally had them again a few months ago when we were in…
Good Days & Bad Days

Good Days & Bad Days

There are some days when I crawl into bed late and annoyed and just wanting a new day to begin.  There are others, though, when I fall into bed exhausted but happy.  I've been mulling over what makes a da…
Five

Five

One Sunday evening a few weeks ago, I looked up from my perch on the couch to see Dan heating up some milk.  I entitled-ly and ungratefully told him that it was well past hot chocolate season and that I would…
Weeknight Vegetarian: Hot Corn & Black Bean Dip

Weeknight Vegetarian: Hot Corn & Black Bean Dip

We're pretty simple when it comes to dips.  Fresh salsa, guac, done.  But this dip.  THIS DIP!  It is so good.  I made it for Dan's birthday shindig this year and I had at least 4 different people ask…
Wardrobe Basics: Play Date to Date Night - The Maxi Skirt

Wardrobe Basics: Play Date to Date Night - The Maxi Skirt

I've found that I am rather lazy.  If a recipe is fussy, I won't make it, or will skip steps like they're going out of style.  I wear a skirt/dress all Sunday long not for any spiritual reason, bu…
Grinchy Monday

Grinchy Monday

So this morning I was minding my own lazy business by ignoring the toddler's 5th request to get him out of his crib but then changing his mind when I got there and focusing on important post-vacation thin…
Weeknight Vegetarian: Toasted Coconut cream Ice Cream

Weeknight Vegetarian: Toasted Coconut cream Ice Cream

What, you don't have ice cream for dinner? This was actually Mother's Day dessert, c/o my husband who knows me all-too-well, but I easily would eat it for dinner.  And it's vegetarian.  And, quite…
Wonder & Smiles

Wonder & Smiles

My book club recently read a sweet little book called Wonder .  It's about a boy with a facial deformity who has been homeschooled all his life, until now, when he enters middle school.  It delves into his…
Bows & Stripes & Appreciation

Bows & Stripes & Appreciation

Shirt: Old Navy (bows potato stamped by me); Skirt: Old Navy ; Sandals: Target ( similar ); Earrings: c/o Blue Nile ; Necklace: Forever XXI (I loooved how comfy but still cute this outfit was.  And I still want t…
Things That Make Me Happy Monday

Things That Make Me Happy Monday

Saturday morning, I slept in and then the kids & Dan took me downstairs where what was waiting for me?  A new bike and kids' bicycle trailer!!  I had a super old bike before that was just reconstructe…
Mama

Mama

Growing up, there were probably a lot of things I took for granted about my mom.  Moving across the world to a country where she didn't yet have a firm grasp of the language (and then getting the hang of …
Weeknight Vegetarian: Brown Rice Bowl with Crispy Baked Tofu, Edamame, and Peanut Sauce

Weeknight Vegetarian: Brown Rice Bowl with Crispy Baked Tofu, Edamame, and Peanut Sauce

This Week: Grilled cheese & tomato soup Pineapple fajita soft tacos Falafel Leftovers Homemade pizza I adore Thai food.  I love all the spices and freshness and depth of flavor.  I like to say this rice bowl …
A Yellow Formula

A Yellow Formula

Blazer: H&M; Blouse: Old Navy; Pants/Shoes: Target; Watch: c/o Daniel Wellington; Earrings: c/o Blue Nile Is the tooting of my own horn too loud if I say I really loved this outfit?  Yes?  Well, let's …
Things That Make Me Happy Monday

Things That Make Me Happy Monday

Cardigan: J.Crew Factory; Skirt: made by me; Necklace: F21; Belt/Shoes: thrifted; Watch: c/o Daniel Wellington On Friday night, Dan and I went on a for reals date.  Like, with no kids, out of the house, with a…
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