Category: family

Recipe: Weeknight Chicken and Veggie Soup

Good morning and happy Monday! As we embark on our 7th week at home, I have learned the recipes that I make the most each week. One recipe on constant repeat has been a weeknight chicken and veggie soup. I love this soup because it tastes like it simmered all day long, but can easily be pulled together on a...
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Whole30: Week 3

Good morning and happy Monday! I truly can’t believe that we are about to embark on our third week on the Whole30. The past 14 days have gone by so quickly and our menus have created an ease and flow that we have not experienced on the W30 before. Our big rocks of success: making extra food each night to...
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Whole30: Week 2

Good morning and happy Sunday! Hope that you are all having a great start to your week. Before the week gets away from me, I wanted to share our menu for week 2 on the Whole30. Things have been going really well the first week (other than the occasional night sweats, which are crazy!) The food has been delicious and...
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Menu Plan: September 22-28

Hey there and happy Friday! I am so excited to be sharing a menu plan for this week. I am really, really going to work at posting these each week. I think without the pressure of having to add a bunch of pictures, I can make this routine stick. Also, if you want to see pictures, you know where to...
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Blowing Rock/ Boone Trip

We took the kids to North Carolina in October for a trip and we fell in love. The fresh, cool air, lack of cell phone service and ease of being outside on hikes had our hearts in full on swoon mode. When we asked the kids where they would want to go for a summer trip, the immediate response of...
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menu plan: october 22-27

There is something very therapeutic about menu planning for me. I love to look at beautiful food pictures, imagine what the meals taste like and think about what our family would enjoy eating. At first, menu planning felt like another item on my to-do list. Now that I know the benefits of menu planning. It is a vital part of...
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menu plan: september 4-8

Good morning and happy Labor Day! Wanted to share a quickie menu with you all for this week. We have a very busy week ahead and when that happens I find myself gravitating towards warm, comfort foods. One thing that I love is that so many of my friends love cooking and food as much as we do. Sharing recipes...
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menu plan: august 27-31

In an effort to make life simple, we are meal planning every week. Aiming for easy family dinners that make everyone happy. Now that school as started, I’ve found it is even more important to map out everything we will be eating so that I don’t have to make last minute shopping trips. It is nice to know that when...
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