food prep while doing Whole30

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I’ve always set aside time during the week to prep food ahead of time. This just makes my week less stressful and keeps my sanity. I do this most weeks, all year. But while on Whole30, planning ahead becomes very necessary (it was mandatory for me) in order to stay compliant throughout the week. I […]

thoughts on my baby turning 2

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Happy birthday to my baby, my big boy and my little Hawkie! Happy 2 years since birth day for me.   – My little man turned 2 this past week. I am so happy and grateful that we have ourselves a healthy, happy toddler and very talkative little guy. I was stopped by the daycare […]

what I read / feb 15

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After reading a few thrillers and suspense books back to back, I wanted to shift gear and read mostly romance books in February. Funny, some humor and witty books are always a delight to read. It Was Me All Along: A Memoir  /  by Andie Mitchell I feel like I know Andie because I’ve followed […]

making me happy

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  Chocolate Birthday Cake.  Making this triple chocolate cake for my husband’s birthday made me happy. Last year I bought donuts and stacked them for his cake and this year I really wanted to make a cake for him. He loved it and I saved myself a piece to enjoy for a later time when […]

{recipe} egg casserole

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This past week was a stressful one. The hubby was traveling for work conference, baby was sick and I had major deadlines at work.  I had to leave work on time in order to pick up the little man at day care on time. Every minute spent at work had to be super efficient with […]

whole30 – week one

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Whole30: Week 1 Summary As you can see from my meals below, I don’t mind eating the same things over and over. I ate the same thing for breakfast and lunch for the first 5 days and the only variety are my dinner meals. I keep it simple and prepping on the weekend helps me […]