November 2012

5 Things I’ve Learned…From Becoming a Mother

November 29, 2012

Oh hey there 😉 Over the past few weeks I’ve really bee reflecting on different segments of my life and how much I’ve learned from each part.  It’s amazing how little I really knew when I was a high school kid, college student, recent college graduate and in my early 20’s!  Writing this all out […]

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The Most Delicious Red Chicken Chili

November 28, 2012

Once upon a time I was a self-proclaimed chili snob.  I swore up and down, left and right that I only liked TRUE Texas chili, could only eat it with cheese and Fritos, and anyone who tried to get me to eat something otherwise was just plain silly.   I was such a young crazy […]

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I Painted a Painting

November 27, 2012

Y’all, I have been feeling so crafty lately. Honestly I don’t know why or how – I like being creative, but I haven’t ever had just this burning desire to make something at all times.  Could it be the waning pregnancy/postpartum hormones?  Or the fact that I have a baby now?  Or now I’m staying […]

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Sweet & Smoky Blueberry Barbeque Sauce

November 26, 2012

As I’m typing this post I practically have a splint around my left index finger. I don’t know why, but for weeks I’ve laid in bed at night thinking about food that I’m going to make for the blog and for dinners around our house, and when I get to the chopping veggies part I […]

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November 24, 2012

Comments are turned off and the winner is….Comment #32 Kristin! Since it’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving and we are officially ‘IN’ the holiday season I figure we all have our work cut out for us.  All of the gift-buying, wrapping, and [hopefully] hours of snuggling with loved ones – it can take a lot of […]

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Skillet Cranberry Sauce Cobbler

November 23, 2012

How was everyone’s Thanksgiving?! Ours was great – we got to spend time with family and talk to family on the phone, we ate a couple of delicious meals together, and it ended with some snuggling on the couch and a bowl of ice cream.  I love what Casey said in her post yesterday about […]

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Throw a Coffee Party!

November 21, 2012

When we lived in Colorado we entertained all the time. It’s not something that necessarily comes naturally to me, but the more I did it the more I grew to really love doing it and the easier it got. One of the best types of entertaining (if you ask me) is to serve hot coffee, […]

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Cinnamon Citrus Roasted Parsnips

November 20, 2012

Have you guys ever had parsnips?   I have a feeling that about 110% of you will say yes and confirm the fact that I’ve known for some time: that I’m literally the last person on the planet to ever try these.   But then that’s also kind of a lie.  See, a few years […]

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Lemon Olive Oil Cornmeal Cookies

November 19, 2012

Lately Nate and I have been working on eating well, and I have to say that we’re doing really well:  choosing veggies over simple carbs, eating lean protein and having reasonable portions.  I’m pretty proud of us, but I have to admit that our sweet tooth (sweet teeth?) are still around in full force. See, […]

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November 16, 2012

Y’all, this week has flown by.  I am joining the ranks of people who are shocked that Thanksgiving is but a few days away.  As I sit here typing this I can hear the Christmas commercials playing on the TV in the background, and I’m reminded that I need to go ahead get my Christmas […]

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