Arugula Bean Dip

April 3, 2014
Arugula Bean Dip #glutenfree

Yesterday we celebrated Leila’s 5th birthday with fish tacos and strawberry vanilla cake. She loved the fish tacos, but she may have been even more excited about the cake. It turned out even better than I remembered, and I may have had another piece for breakfast this morning. You can find the recipe for the […]

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The day we thought we lost you

April 2, 2014
The day we thought we lost you

I pulled into the garage and felt a gush of water. It felt like my water had broken, but it wasn’t your birthday. In fact, I was only 9 weeks pregnant with you. Shaking, I ran into the house calling for your daddy to come get Joe out of the car. When I saw the […]

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Quinoa with Beets and Goat Cheese

March 31, 2014
Quick Quinoa with Beets and Goat Cheese

Spring Training is over, shorts season is here, and I am not 20 years old anymore. Therefore, it’s time to start working out again. I don’t have much of a plan except to do something every day. Whether it’s a DVD, a jog around the neighborhood or quick circuit in the living room, I am […]

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Learning to hand over the day…

March 30, 2014
Learning to hand over the day...

Being able to work for myself is a blessing. And sometimes a curse. What I struggle with most is truly setting down the work. Switching my brain off at the end of the day to focus on my family. Letting rest and peace and quiet fall. My brain races. Ideas pop, deadlines flash, iPhone beckons. […]

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Weekend Inspiration

March 28, 2014
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We are finally (slowly) on the mend around here. The light has come back into Joe’s eyes, and so far both kids are fever-free today (fingers crossed). With our quarantine in full effect I had more time than usual to read and waste time on the interwebs this week. Here are some things I found […]

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Thankfulness Lately

March 26, 2014
Thankfulness Lately

I woke up this morning to two sick kids. We are on day 9 of staying indoors because of fevers, and Joe’s flu has turned into pneumonia. All I want to do is complain about it. So it’s the perfect time to make a gratitude list. Here are a few things I’ve been thankful for […]

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Undoing Disease

March 25, 2014
What Would Jesus Undo? Celiac Disease

This is a hard post to write. Not because the subject is difficult, but because celiac disease is literally attacking my brain right now. Microscopic amounts of gluten have slipped into my system twice (I think) in the past two weeks, and my brain is having a hard time processing words. It’s having an even […]

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Recent Photo Shoots

March 23, 2014
Alysa Bajenaru Photography

Joe and Leila have been down with the flu for five days now. FIVE. I would complain about cabin fever, but since I seem to have gotten myself glutened last week, my brain fog would be keeping me home anyways. So, I’m not quite coherent enough to write an inspiring blog post, but I HAVE […]

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To the man who cheers me on…

March 21, 2014

To the man who cheers me on, To the man who keeps me laughing, To the man who looks so good in those baseball pants… Happy Birthday.

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I may eat this every day for the rest of my life

March 18, 2014
Nourish Bowl

I drool every time I see McKel of Nutrition Stripped post a photo of her daily Nourish Bowl, so this week I finally made one of my own. I ate one last night for dinner, then I had the one pictured for lunch. I may eat this every day for the rest of my life. […]

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