Celebrating Moms

Celebrating Moms

This week has been the birthday of not only my mom, but also my mother-in-law! For some reason that seems so cool to me that I get to celebrate two great moms in one week (the one that raised me and the one that is a recent addition 🙂 ). I didn't get to see [...]

Dog-Sitting

Dog-Sitting

So this week and weekend, I am dog-sitting for my dad while he is out of town. He is actually camping up in the boundary waters with my husband, Mike, and my older brother, Cody. So I get tons of snuggle and play time with Lucky! I already miss Mike so much, so it is [...]

Pro-Carb Diet

Pro-Carb Diet

So, I know people love to talk about the evils of bread, starch, carbs, and gluten, but I'm here to defend bread. Not that over processed, preservative and sugar-filled crap from the grocery store, but real, whole grain, freshly made bread. While I do acknowledge the existence of food allergies, such as allergy to gluten, [...]

Weeknight Chilling

Weeknight Chilling

So this isn't a recipe and isn't particularly interesting, but I really like when I get to have evenings to hang with Mike. Other people are nice! I just really cherish our time together because it is so nice and he really gets me. We get to be goofy, toss the football, make delicious food, [...]

Married Dating

Married Dating

Last night Mike and I went on a date in Uptown. We ate at Chino Latino and walked down by Lake Calhoun. It was so nice! And it had us reminiscing about when we were dating. I should add that this wasn't just a "night out". He specifically asked me out on Monday, made reservations, [...]