Finally, That Fall Feeling!

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I’m finally getting fall fever! Fall always used to be my favorite season. But, for the past few years (since I started my long commute) winter is just so dang scary that I spend most of fall worrying about it, and last year, I pretty much missed fall altogether because of the all-encompassing arrival of…

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Easy Millet Porridge

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I know. I’m a fickle pickle. Sure, I go on and on about how much I love oats, but I’ve got a new love on the side… It’s MILLET! Yes, millet is often found in bird seed. Tweet tweet! Technically, it is a seed, but it’s classified as a grain in culinary circles. It’s also…

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Why CSN is even cooler than I thought…

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A few months ago, I was introduced to CSN Stores through some of my foodie blog friends, and I spent a little time browsing through their 200+ online shops, looking at everything from ice cream makers and bedding to wardrobes and cool baby gear. I was intrigued by the huge selection available through CSN, and…

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Product Review: Quinoa Gold

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Uh oh. The Hydration Project is rearing its thirsty head again… This time, in the form of a tall, cold glass of quinoa.  Wait… what?! Quinoa?  Yup. Quinoa. I love quinoa. It is a nutrient-packed supergrain, after all, and an easy way to add texture and nutty flavor to tons of dishes. I love it plain,…

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Mommy and Me Recipe: Fall Veggie Crisp

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Since returning to work full-time, I’ve learned one thing for sure: Anything I can do on the weekend to help myself out during the week makes me my own best friend when workdays kick my butt. So, Sunday has become the day to cook! Today, I made this yumminess with some of the last garden…

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A Birthday Wish, and Looking Ahead Together…

First order of business for the day:  A Big Fat HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my husbo!  Yup, it’s my man’s big day! Unfortunately, we’ve had some expenses recently (perhaps you heard me mention on FB or Twitter that my ceiling began to cave in during our recent monsoon?), and we’re looking to buy a new house…

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Adjusting to Motherhood: My Biggest Challenge

I’ve always been a classic Type A personality–a chronic overachiever, and frankly, a bit of a control freak. That’s not to say I did everything perfectly, but I always strove to, and I based my own personal self-worth on my achievements and ability to do everything, all at once. To me, unless I got an…

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An Unexpected Keepsake

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Little Man has always been a curious little one, but by the time he hit 6 months or so, he was so easily distracted that nursing was becoming difficult. I knew he wanted to nurse, and needed to nurse, but one casual comment, ring of the phone, or glimpse of a toy would cause him…

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I'm tempted to call this Almost Compost Stew…

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Look out….I’m feeling kinda full of myself right now.  Why? Well, partly because my every color of the rainbow found it’s way into my son’s belly today, and that makes me a happy mom 😀 But I’m also feeling very proud of myself because I used up the vegetables cluttering my counter and fridge. It’s no…

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Mommy and Me Butternut Apple Crisp

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Lately, my life is all about sharing. I share just about everything with my baby boy: my body, my bed, every waking moment…but I wouldn’t have it any other way One of my favorite things to share with him is food. As a family, we grow it together, we go to farms to buy it together…

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