December 2012

Easy Weeknight Thanksgiving Turkey Burgers

December 31, 2012

Wait.  Thanksgiving is over?  AND IT’S ALMOST 2013?! Man, do I have a lot of catching up to do!   The whole power outage thing + the holidays has totally thrown me and my schedule for a loop.  I don’t know what day it is.  I don’t remember when the new year starts.  Where am […]

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December 28, 2012

COMMENTS ON THIS ENTRY ARE NOW CLOSED; THE WINNER IS…EMILY!!! (COMMENT #35)   Today’s breakfast was a little extra special thanks to my amazing friends at Love Grown Foods: Again, we all know that I have always had a love-hate relationship with oats.  Pre-pregnancy I hated them, post-pregnancy I loved them, and now I just […]

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Oh, Hey!

December 28, 2012

Well hi guys!  Guess I haven’t been around for an update recently, have I?  Remember that whole “5 things I learned from a power outage” post from last week?  Yeah.  It went out again.  Apparently we moved from Colorado only to experience snow PLUS ice and freezing rain and power outages 😉 Christmas day I […]

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May It Be Merry & Bright

December 25, 2012


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Apple Almond Muffins

December 24, 2012

Welcome y’all – it’s Christmas Eve! And, you know, since it’s Christmas Eve and I KNOW that we’re all running around, spending time with loved ones, maybe doing some shopping, and probably hungry for something a little healthier-ish than what we’ve been eating all week (no?  Just me?), I figure I’ll make this one short […]

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Rocky Road Sandwich Cookies + More Goodness

December 23, 2012

Another round of catch-up on my ChefMom recipes!  These are some of my favorites – any excuse to eat two cookies at a time, you know?  Check ’em out, I know you’ll love ’em! Rocky Road Sandwich Cookies – OMG.  I remember growing up my dad always loved rocky road ice cream and I never […]

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What I’m Loving Now + {Gains Project Giveaway}

December 22, 2012

Comments on this entry are now closed. The winner is: PHOEBE!!! (comment #11)   I don’t really do posts like this that often, probably because I’m so oblivious to most things that I use all the time in real life to even thing about it.  It just seems natural to use these products, though, which […]

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5 Things I’ve Learned…From the Power Outage

December 21, 2012

I am still working on a few more serious “5 Things” posts, but yesterday our power went out and I found myself – HORROR OF HORRORS – disconnected from the world!  And you know what?   It was probably one of the most fun days we’ve had so far.  No TV, no distractions, no dangerous […]

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How to DIY: Easy & Inexpensive Christmas Card Holder

December 19, 2012

The crafting of the insufficient crafter continues; this time we’re throwing a little holiday decorating into the mix!   Here’s the deal: we have a big plastic tub that is filled to the brim with our Christmas decorations and I kind of like it that way.  We have a bunch of fun ornaments that we’ve […]

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Authentic Italian Red Sauce (in a Crock Pot!)

December 18, 2012

I’m confused. I guess let me start off with this (not-so-new) nugget of info:  I’m obsessed with Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.  Like to the point that I’ve literally seen every.single.episode.  To the point that my husband is sick and tired of coming home and seeing re-runs on TV.  To the point that should you engage […]

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