DIY Coconut Honey Face & Body Scrub

  Ah, yes, the coconut oil obsession continues.  I made this scrub as a quick DIY addition to some Christmas gifts last year and have been using it regularly myself ever since.  It’s the perfect thing as we start to … Read More

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11 Months

Oh, Babette, It half breaks my heart and half thrills me to no end that you will be ONE in less than a month now.  Today, I held another little baby (you smiled at her at first, and then decided … Read More

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Roasted Tomato and Cheddar Strata (Egg Casserole)

Ohhh, August tomato sickness strikes again.  We’ve gone through pounds upon pounds of tomatoes in the last few weeks, and I’m still not over it.  Roasted tomatoes in everything, including this delicious strata.  We’ve made this a million times – … Read More

Momsonality

On Sunday morning, Dan was up about half an hour before me with the kids.  We have 9am church and even though it’s really not that early, we always always seem to be in a rush to get out the … Read More

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Creamy Coconut Peach Frozen Yogurt

We made these popsicles last summer and loved them.  But popsicles are often messier than I’d prefer at the dinner table (especially with a few snail-pace eaters over here, AHEM, Nat), so I thought I’d whirl it into a frozen … Read More

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Toddler Screen Time

[Whoo boy, first toddler eating and now toddler screen time?  Since when did I become such a not-afraid-of-controversy blogger?  (I didn’t; I’m still deathly afraid.  This just happens to be important to me.)]A couple of months ago, Janssen posted about … Read More

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Book Lovers Day

    Blouse/Necklace: Forever 21 (here and here); Skirt: Banana Republic (old); Shoes: Steve Madden (old); Belt: Target (came with another skirt) I’ve been a total bookworm for as long as I remember.  My mom has vivid memories of spending … Read More

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Smoky Sweet Corn Chowder

I’m generally a strictly hot-soup-belongs-in-the-wintertime sort of person (although chilled soups, such as peach and strawberry and cucumber are planted firmly in my mind’s summer, but one could say that’s more dessert than meal) (will I ever create parentheticals shorter … Read More

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Day in the Life

I have this strange fascination with reading “Day in the Life” posts, and have been meaning to do one for a while.  Here’s how last Wednesday, July 31st went.Sometime between 6 and 6:30am – Dan leaves for work, unbeknownst to … Read More

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Blueberry Cheesecake Galette

Tuesday was National Cheesecake Day!  And I’m not one to let a holiday go un-celebrated, that’s just not right.  So I took one for the team and made a dessert.  And it was good.  Very good.     Blueberry Cheesecake … Read More