Every new year I sit down and write a lengthy list of goals. Last year I did it stream of consciousness style on a Google doc. Most years past I've used a notebook to jot things down. Neither are a bad way to do it, and it's always nice to read back through to see … Continue reading On Mundane, Practical Resolutions and Making Them Happen.
Well, it's starting to seem like I don't put anything but meal plans on here! But oh well, here it is! The week ahead. May it go smoothly for us all!! Sunday - Chili. My husband makes a very classic version, and it's so good. We pile on corn chips, cheese and onion. I'll get … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Monday - Crockpot Carnitas Rice Bowls. We've gotten a carnitas roast from Aldi a few times before and it is SO good and so easy. You just toss it all in the crockpot and cook like a normal roast. I'll make rice and a side of black beans when I get home from school and … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Monday - Flank Steak, roast brussels & crispy potatoes. My husband makes the best flank steak marinade. I dream about it! Doing Labor Day right and wrapping up summer with all the good stuff. Tuesday - Chicken Enchiladas. We don’t really follow a recipe for this one. Put the chicken in the crock pot in … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Feels a little late to be sharing this, February being a short month and it already being the 9th, but better late than never! But I can imagine this coming in handy next year when I'm looking for monthly to dos. I think I'll share every month (but hopefully a little earlier next time!). Now … Continue reading A February To Do List.
I heard this tip several years ago on the Happier podcast with Gretchen Rubin and it’s one that has stuck with me over the years. It’s the five minute rule. You ready for this? Ok. So: If something is going to take less than five minutes, do it now. Don’t put it off until later. … Continue reading A Tip for Productivity.
In the grand scheme of fast weeks versus slow weeks - it was a fast one, but I can’t say that it’s one I enjoyed all that much. This morning, our whole street was blanketed in a thick sheet of fog. We drive down a mile long stretch of straight road to get out of … Continue reading The Friday Post. [vol. 2]
If you follow me on instagram, I've talked many times about a document I made several years ago after having my first son, Charlie. To give you a little background - I was just going back to work after maternity leave and felt so sad about it all. I wanted to stay home longer with … Continue reading Making Every Day Special.
Welcome to a tiny corner of the internet! Things are just getting up and running around here, but you can expect to see posts on food, books, motherhood, marriage, home, librarian-life and the like. Most of you have probably found yourselves here from my Instagram account (which if not, here's the link!) and if you're … Continue reading Hello There!