BC o’D

My alarm went off at 2:45am this morning. I do believe that is what is referred to as the “butt crack of dawn.” I have it all worked out: If I set the alarm for 2:45, I actually get up at 3. I throw on clothes, then change and feed my boy if I can… [read more]

Sleep deprived and dreaming of doughnuts…

Oh dear. I’m craving doughnuts.  In most cases, I consider myself an advocate for cravings. If you really want it, eat it (within reason), and enjoy it, right? Not in this case. That’s because I’ve grown to recognize this specific craving as a symptom….of sleep deprivation. Any time I find myself really, really wanting to… [read more]

I always knew I was a winner…

Last week was pretty amazing…I won a whole bunch of fun stuff! First, I won a radio contest on WQKX. I am usually pretty good at trivia, and I figure if I win something, it sorta offsets what I spend on gas. (The environmental impact is a different story and, yes, I feel guilty about… [read more]

My First Mother’s Day: Part 2

I had an utterly lovely Mother’s Day weekend! But then, who wouldn’t love a weekend full of rainbows and  miracles? (Slight) Miracle #1: Imagine my surprise when, after my lasagna-induced bloatfest on Saturday night, I slipped right into my too-small jeans on Sunday morning! Those suckers were too small before I was pregnant!  Yay for… [read more]

Happy, happy day, this lovely 5th of May

So many things to celebrate on this fine 5th of May! First and most obviously, it’s Cinco de Mayo! It just so happens that we’ll be enjoying the healthy and most delicioso Quesadilla Casserole tonight! I didn’t even plan it.  It’s a tweaked version of the recipe found in McCormick’s new Recipe Inspirations collection. More on that tomorrow, after the fiesta…… [read more]