meal prep / 2

  Here are the items I’ve prepped recently.   This baked chicken  is a favorite in our house. The little man loves it too, so I bake it in large batches and freeze the leftovers. I first made the recipe when I did the Whole 30, and have made it several times since then. I’ve […]


    stocking up the freezer with healthy treats for me and for H’s school snack. We also like to bring healthy (decadent treats) for when we visit my brothers on weekend afternoons. watching our first 4D movie as a family. It was H’s first time watching movie at a theatre, he lasted about 20 […]

book report / Jan 2016

        Maybe Someday by Coleen Hoover – Reading this book was an experience. This is the first book I’ve read from this author, as well as the first book I’ve read with a soundtrack. I listened to the soundtrack for free on Amazon (I have Amazon Prime) while reading the book. This […]

weekend links / 2

    – Something that I keep reminding myself over and over….that it’s ok to say NO – One of my goals for January was to pack my lunch everyday for work. Here are some good ideas if you want to do the same in the future…..lunches to make ahead for work – I love […]

{recipe} honey almond granola

  My toddler is starting to show interest in cooking. He watches me whenever I’m in the kitchen, cooking, baking and prepping. Mama, what’s that? I’m cutting onions. I love onions. I want some. (Grabs raw onions and take a bite. Sames goes for cauliflower, tomatoes and any fruit he sees me cutting). Weekends are […]


  Here’s what we have been up to lately…..   We had a brunch gathering on New Year’s Day at my sister’s house. We ate and chatted while watching the Rose Parade on TV. Which one was our favorite float?….DISNEY!! (of course). I loved seeing the characters walking along side the children, and the fireworks […]


    drinking tea every day. I drink caffeinated tea first thing in the morning and I have a sweeter flavored tea after dinner. I received David’s Tea sampler during Christmas and I am loving drinking each flavor and discovering my favorites. having a hard time getting back to a workout routine. I’m hoping signing […]

meal prep / 1

Doing some kind of meal planning on the weekend is my saving grace. Most nights, I don’t get home from work until around 6:30. My toddler’s bedtime is 8pm, so that doesn’t leave me a lot of quality time with him in the evenings. If I prep food on Sundays (and mid week on Wednesdays), […]

weekend links / 1

  – I’m close to starting a wardrobe capsule. I am trying it out for 3 months and see what happens from there. Here are 33 reasons to start this project – Instead of making New Year’s resolutions, how about working on 1 thing a month. I really like this idea – I love this […]

2015 – my year in books

Happy New Year everybody!  We had a mellow celebration welcoming the new year and travelled the first weekend of January. I’m so happy to start the new year doing something I love. Below is the my year in books for 2015. I really stuck to reading this past year and I’m so happy I did. […]