Posted in January 2012

Tasty Turkey Meatballs

So besides trying to find recipes that don’t include onion, tomato, peppers, cream, bacon, (and pretty much everything that makes a recipe tasty!), I also have to find things that a 1 year old will find fun to eat.  You’d think that the problem would be to get him to eat his vegetables, but no… … Continue reading

Leaving the Kids at Grandma’s

So this is our first weekend away as a couple without the baby!  I know, 20 months is a long time to wait to do that!  But, up until 2 months ago we were living in another state FAR away from our family.  We are just now enjoying the benefits of having Grandma and Granddad … Continue reading

What is in a name?

I probably should have posted this as my very first post, but I wanted to share the meaning behind the name of this blog…. When I was single, I looked at most stay-at-home-moms with envy and thought they had it pretty easy.  It seemed like a kind of cushy job… never having to put on … Continue reading

Yum Yum!: Orange Chicken

One of the things I’ve had to figure out as a busy working mom is how to prepare healthy and yummy meals quickly!  When I was single I spent 4 years in Europe and my taste buds got accustomed to gourmet meals.  I loved to spend hours in the kitchen cooking all kinds of delicious … Continue reading

Should You Work From Home?

I don’t think I ever really asked myself that question.  I just knew that I wanted to stay at home when we started our family, but when the time came we also really needed the income from my part-time job.  Thankfully my job is flexible enough that I can work from home, so that’s what … Continue reading