I bought a whole bag of potatoes when I only needed one…

Sometimes being thrifty actually makes me a tad bit wasteful…. I can’t resist what I think is a sale. Keyword is think… For an entirely different recipe I needed an Idaho potato. Well in the store one potato was like $1.20 but a whole bag was like $3.50. An entire bag… I could make baked…

Dear Son…

January 9th seemed like another day in my pregnant life. I woke up and ate a bowl of cereal, my favorite food at the . The heartburn the night before had been especially terrible and I was really at the point of staging a sit in at the hospital until they decided to take this…

Easy Biscuits… Because I was 38 weeks pregnant.

I woke up one morning and decided I wanted biscuits… but I was 38 weeks pregnant. So pregnant that I got tired thinking about getting out of bed. I was tired in my dreams. So tired I was asleep dreaming about sleeping. Nevertheless, the child inside of me had time today. So here we are…

Chili isn’t Chili without a Grilled Cheese Sandwich

My mom always, always, always, always made chili with a grilled cheese sandwich. I know no other ways and I am not looking for any other avenues. I will literally pass up chili if there is no way I can have grilled cheese with it. The cheese and the bread types don’t even matter… white,…

Chicken Noodle Soup + Why Men Can’t Handle Sickness

Ok ladies, does it seem like the world moves just a little bit faster when you’re not feeling well? Time sure does seem to be in fast forward for me. We have had some crazy weather here in VA and I can only imagine thats one of the major reasons that we are sick. One…

My Pre-Teen Prayer

Heavenly Father, I call on you right now in a special way. It is through your power that Kristian was created and it will be through your power that she stays alive… Cause I’m about to choke her. No Lord really, thumbs to the back of her throat type choke. She is really testing me…

Meal Prep: Brussel Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes

I always get questions on how or what I meal prep for the hubby so I’ll just drop it here so I can just point everybody in this direction. We usually do sheet pan meals because they are so easy, and right now I need all the easy meals I can get. He’s on a…

My cast iron died…

I’ve always had a love for Cast Iron. Its probably because thats all my grandma and mom really cooked with besides a pyrex dish. Culinary school gave me a new appreciation for it as well. You can literally cook everything in cast iron. If well kept it can work better than any non stick skillet….

Facebook Marketplace is the Devil

As a token of his appreciation for me carrying this baby and future babies to come, Mr. gifted me with an SUV. This is of course the sweetest thing ever and I absolutely love it! But let’s not get too carried away, it hasn’t stopped me from side eyeing him in the middle of the…

Please Stop Talking to Pregnant Women

I can never understand people’s obsession with pregnant women and the complete lack of manners and tact when talking to them. Its like the person will die if they don’t comment on your pregnancy or give you unsolicited advice. Common sense just goes out the window. These are a few things that are NOT acceptable…