July 2012

Family Friday

July 20, 2012

Let me be the billionth person in the world to say it:  HOW IS IT FRIDAY ALREADY?!  Seems like just yesterday we were about to welcome Monday and now the week is almost over.  Time flies when you’re having fun though, right? This week has been a little adjustment period for us since we got […]

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Banana Pecan Coconut Cream Rice Pudding

July 19, 2012

Back in the day my mom used to make rice pudding for dessert all the time, and even though the name totally freaked me out I still loved it.  Chock full of plump raisins, nuts and cinnamon it was pretty much the quintessential comfort dessert.  ‘Specially when there was a mound of vanilla ice cream […]

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Cobbler

July 18, 2012

  Cobbler.  It’s a summertime staple if I’ve ever seen one, and it just so happens to be pretty much in my prestigious Top 5 Favorite Dessert Recipes of All Time.  That, in case y’all didn’t know, is pretty much what every dessert should aim for.  It’s like the Oscars of dessertland.  Obviously. But while […]

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How to Dry Fruit Without a Dehydrator

July 17, 2012

Y’all.   I am so tired.  Tired from our trip to California.   Tired because I can’t seem to get to sleep at a decent hour these days.   Tired because I’m going 100% in my workouts and my body is exhausted.   Tired because I haven’t taken the time to just sit, alone with […]

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What to Expect When Flying with a Baby

July 16, 2012

Last week on Thursday I embarked on a whole new aspect of motherhood that freaked me out:  flying solo with a baby.  Looking back on it now I can totally see what things I should have done differently, figured out what worked best for us as a mommy-baby team and can clearly see the things […]

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Fresh Raspberry Angel Food Cupcakes

July 16, 2012

BOY OH BOY do I have a post coming to you guys about flying with a baby!  Holy goodness, I am one tired mama… But before I jump into that later on, can I just say that I’m in the process of watching Beverly Hills Nannies and am in total shock that basically these moms […]

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Cinnamon Streusel Baked Donuts

July 12, 2012

So here’s the thing.  Wes is apparently not ever in the mood to sleep these days.  Not at night, not during naptimes, nothing. I love my little dude so stinking much, but how do you tell a 4-month-old that mama needs sleep to be able to play all day long, make up silly songs, snuggle […]

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Savory Bacon & Green Onion Donuts with Goat Cheese Frosting

July 11, 2012

Soooooooo I told you guys I was going to get carried away with the donuts thing, right?  I promise it’s a week-long thing but it will blow over soon.   Well, maybe.  Or not at all.  I haven’t decided yet…   Let’s be honest with ourselves here though:  these donuts are really just a fabulous […]

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Red Velvet Baked Donuts

July 10, 2012

Although it has nothing really to do with these donuts, does anyone else remember the song “Black Velvet“?  I heard it the other day and surprised myself by singing every.single.word.  And, you know, I just had to brag on myself for a sec since that’s clearly brag-worthy.  Can we also just chat for a sec […]

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Four Months Old!

July 9, 2012

Yesterday Weston turned 4 months old, and it’s hard for me to believe that it was only a short while ago he was literally just a few minutes old.  Or even stranger – he was still living inside of me! I have spent the past few days looking through all of his newborn photos and […]

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