St. Louis, MO 2018 – Day 4: Transportation Museum

When you’re a boy mom, you look for all the cars, trains and planes when you take trips because well, that’s what they love. So on day 4, we met up with some of Jacob’s family and set out for the Transportation Museum. We got our tickets and walked around the main building for a […]

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What I’m Reading – February 2019

Apparently I just can’t get off of the WW2 historical fiction train. These books just flock to me at this point. Even books that I start reading that I think aren’t related to World War 2, end up having some kind of association with that horrific war. So, what that tells me, is one, this […]

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St. Louis, MO 2018 – Day 3: Big Foot 5

Well, if you have ever been to our house, then you know that our boys have a HUGE obsession with Monster Jam trucks. We have probably over 100 trucks (not exaggerating!), books and shirts and cups and honestly could probably open our own merchandise store. Jackson has a Grave Digger pillow and we even went […]

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Katelyn’s Coconut Shrimp

I’ve said this before, but one of the things I love the most about my blog is it has recipe after recipe from so many very sweet friends of mine. I feel like along the way I just keep pulling recipes from those I love, and then I keep them here to refer to them […]

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Sweet Potato Rice

The other night, I was making coconut shrimp, an idea I had gotten from my sweet neighbor, and looking for a side to go with it. Since I am nursing during this fourth round of Whole30, I have tried to have some form of carbs for each meal. I thought about making plantain rice, but […]

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What I’m Reading -January 2019

Hello 2019! It’s hard to believe we are already one month into the year! I am still hoping to keep up with my book reviews here this year, because it is something I enjoy doing and talking with you about! I feel like I have a pretty good line up for this month, so let’s […]

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Whole30 Round 4 – Week 4

Last week my friends! We are so close to being done! Food boredom has definitely hit me lately, or better yet, I’m just tired of putting forth so much effort I think haha…this mama is just tired! But we push through, we are almost done and I know it will be worth it in the […]

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Whole30 Round 4 – Week 3

People! We are HALF WAY! Whoo hoo!!! See, it’s not as hard as you think! That first week is probably the hardest, just getting used to really contemplating food choices and planning your meals, and also your body adjusting…but I feel like once you hit that half way mark, you really see WHY you did […]

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Whole30 Round 4 – Week 2

Friends! Pat yourself on the back and do a big happy dance, because if you are checking out this post, it is VERY likely that you finished you first week of a Whole30!!!! YAY!!! SEVEN full days of real food! Hopefully you are already seeing some changes in your energy and the way your body […]

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Jambalaya

I’m always looking for unique spins on classic foods for us to try. It’s easy to get bored with food making the same things over and over, so I always keep my eyes peeled for something new that we might like to try. I made this jambalaya in the fall, after I saw it on […]

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Ashley’s Pico de Gallo

So Ashley and I talk about food. A lot. We talk about food a lot. It’s totally normal for us to be drooling over pictures of food we send each other. I mean, normal for us…maybe that’s not normal????! Hahaha, but we both love food. We love creating food and enjoying different flavors of food. […]

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Jamaican Jerk Salmon, Mango Salsa and Plantain Rice

THIS. This meal, was my most favorite meal of 2018. It deserves a trophy. I could probably eat it every week. My mouth is watering for it right now as we speak. And I’m not being overly dramatic. I found this beauty on Pinterest here, and kind of modified the meal to our own tastes. […]

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