About 14 months ago I used to LOVE cooking. More like it was an obsession. A strong obsession. Here is why: My husband would only work half days so he would be home by 2ish everyday. My son was only 3 months old. Basically a cute little blob who didn’t move. Mark would come home… Continue reading Quinoa-Crusted Fish Nuggets and Roasted Root Veggies
This salad was made for my husband and me…he likes all things burger and meat related, and I like all things salad and lettuce related. He is like a grizzly bear and I am a rabbit. This salad was a cinch to throw together. Basically just take a cheeseburger, separate all the elements, dice them up, and throw… Continue reading Cheeseburger Salad
For some reason I went CRAZY the other day and decided to tackle 5 recipes in one day. By 8pm I was like “what in the freaking hell was I thinking?”. What I was originally thinking is “oh Mark will be home by 4 that will give me pleantly of time to make 5 meals”. Was I… Continue reading 5 Freezer Meals and 4 Hours Later
Most of the time I feel like trying to figure out what to make for dinner is half the battle. Especially when I’m not in the mood to cook, shop…or even stand. Mark made his amazing guac last night (seriously, so yum) and it was about to be dead as doornails today, so I decided to… Continue reading Guacamole Chicken and Sweet Potato Fries
I made these for my child. Then my husband came home and tried to consume an entire cookie sheet of them. This is my constant battle. Trying to prevent my husband from eating all my child’s food. He ate a bite and asked, “What is this? It’s amazing!!!”. My answer…butter. No seriously, there are 2 sticks… Continue reading Crispy Cheese Wafers
After 7 long months I can now officially say…MY HUSBAND IS FREAKING HOME! This was my first Navy homecoming, and let me just say, it’s one cool experience. Watching the ship come pull in, and seeing all the sailors reunite with their families – it’s one of the coolest things to be a fly on the… Continue reading Returning from Deployment Calls for a Turkey Dinner
Before I even begin, let’s just get something out there right now – For this party I cooked enough food to feed a small country. I cooked for a solid 2 days straight (no lie) and spent $416.61 at the grocery store. It’s been just me and an infant for the last few months so this… Continue reading Baby Turns 1!!