Tuna Melt

Tuna Melt I firmly believe that food cravings are dictated as much by our mood and the weather as by our current attire. Today, for example, has been cool and cloudy. It's no east coast storm day, but I've had one of those bone chills you just can't shake all day. And, I've been in gym clothes hoping that I'll get in a workout before the day ends....

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5 Things: September 11

5 Things_Intro Image_larger This week has been brutally hot leading to sleepless nights and pounding headaches. But hidden in among the side affects of this Texas-style heat in SoCal were positive moments. ONE: COWS The cows. Anyone who knows us, or has read the last few posts, knows that my little man is in an intense cow phase right now. ...

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Vanilla Soy Latte

Vanilla Soy Latte_Insta I’m not sure what happened to spring, but today had a distinct crisp chill to it reminiscent of fall, which had me craving a warming beverage and roasted vegetables. As it was only 9:30 in the morning, I decided to wait on the veggies until a more respectable 11:00am at least. But, it was prime coffee time and a latte was just what the doctor ordered....

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Molasses Butternut Squash

My hubby does NOT like butternut squash. I mean does. not. like. butternut. squash. He especially detests butternut squash soup. I, on the other hand, LOVE butternut squash. This is an important fact because normally he will eat (and enjoy) anything I make. (While this makes dinner slightly more simple, it is frustrating when I ask for an honest opinion on various dishes. If you don’t like something, I blame the hubby! j/k). His dislike of this fantastic veggie aside, I really wanted some while it was in season and had been dying to try my own variation of several versions of this recipe I had seen over the past few months, ok, years! ...

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Kitchen Sink Sauce

Versatility. I love versatility. I love boots that can be worn in the winter with pants and sweaters just as easily as they can in the summer with a sundress and a floppy hat. I love movies that are age appropriate for children, but which adults can also enjoy (not just suffer through!) – hello Frozen. I love my SUV that makes me feel a little bit sexy and cool, but is also safe for my children and provides easy access to all their shtuff. ...

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