The Whole30, Week 1 (in Which I set a new PR for F-Bombs)

Lettuce Wrap Chicken Fajitas with Onions and Peppers

I’m not gonna lie. That was ugly. We are just starting Week 2 of The Whole30. If you’re unfamiliar with it, the quick & dirty & vague & incomplete version: it’s an elimination diet where you strip dairy, grains, processed sugars, booze, and beans from your diet for 30 days to “reset.” After 30 days, [...]

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Over-Achiever Friday: Thanksgiving Menu = 97.24% done

Show of hands. Who else spent a couple of hours yesterday sorting through browser bookmarks, magazine recipe tear-outs from years past, Pinterest, and favorite blogs to plan their Thanksgiving menus? You are not alone. My parents and I usually alternate hosting every other year but a glitch in the matrix means I get to host [...]

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Getting ready for The Big One: Cinco de Mayo

Margarita Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Who else has tequila and limes at the top of their weekend shopping list? Since Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year (woohoo!), I’m preparing for a big weekend. I’ve already stocked the freezer with 3 jars full of lime juice for next weekend’s festivities. We’re mashing together a pool party with our [...]

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Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat Birthday Party

Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat Birthday Party

So, as of Tuesday, I’ll have a 2 year old. I’m not really sure how that happened. I mean I kind of do. I was there after all. But still. A 2 year old. That goes to preschool. And gymnastics. And can roll her eyes. Right now, she’s obsessed with most things Dr. Seuss and [...]

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