sunday food prep

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  Here is what I prepped on Sunday. Both my husband and I work full time and often, we work long hours, so every prep I can do on the weekends helps tremendously during the week. roasted cauliflower rice boiled eggs for snacking – I usually store this in my office fridge cut up fruits […]

{recipe} chopped greek salad

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I often find the hubby and our little man swimming in the pool when I get home from work. I’ll chat and play with them for a bit and then I head over to the garden patch and check on the tomato plants. I check on the plants a few times a week and harvest […]

currently

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  enjoying the warm weather at the beach. We are exploring different toddler friendly beaches in the area eating a ton of peaches. I buy a full tray and we eat them throughout the week. I also made my favorite fruit crisp recipe with cut up fresh peaches and added shredded coconut with the oats […]

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    venturing out to a new-to-us beach in Newport area and so happy that it was very toddler friendly. There were no waves and it had a very cool lighthouse and nautical themed playground a few steps away from the beach showering my friend Amy and baby London Elise with love at her baby […]

concert at the zoo

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I don’t remember the last time I used my big DSLR camera. I didn’t even bring it on our last family vacation. I want to use it more often though and I thought of the excuses I had that was preventing me from grabbing it….and the biggest gripe I had was that it was too […]

{recipe} cream cheese veggie dip

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  With summer in full swing, we often have friends and family over at our house to swim every weekend. I’m always looking for quick snacks and dips I can serve to a hungry crowd and something that will be appetizing after being in the hot sun in the afternoon. The original recipe that I […]

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    enjoying our summer activities and being outdoors whenever we can park-hopping and checking out other cool parks in our area. We have a great Pirate Themed park near our  house but I’m just now discovering all these local public parks that are too cool to miss trying on ice hockey gear while at […]

book report / first comes love & reserved

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  (Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for the advance copy of these books for my honest review) First Comes Love: A Novel by Emily Giffin   I read this book while vacation in Mexico and I thought it was a good beach read. This book is about family, tragedy and how that can […]

what I wore / summer color scheme

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I re-organized my closet and put back only items that I’m currently loving. I noticed that the colors that made it back in the closet had similar color scheme. I am loving neutral colors with lots of blue, grey and stripes. A lot of the tops and bottoms all matches with each other. So even […]