My cousin earned a purple ribbon at the county fair for this yummy recipe, which I copied straight from our family beef cookbook.
1 pound hamburger
1 package taco seasoning
12 oz. salsa
(8) 6-inch flour tortillas
2 cups … [Keep reading…]
Hear ye, hear ye -- for the first time in her two years of life, our little girl is sleeping past 6:30 AM, and we are soaking it up! Busy days, late nights (ballgames, catching fireflies, traveling), and late mornings. When we have late mornings I … [Keep reading…]
Catch up on the rest of the Mommy, Come Home series here.
Sometimes, you just don't know. You could crunch the numbers forever. They may never add up even with the most prudent, the most frugal lifestyles.
One year after we decided I should … [Keep reading…]
I had another post in mind for tonight, but a small detour on my way to the computer completely derailed my thoughts.
Leaving my son's room after tucking him in, I glanced in the girls' room. Seeing my 6 year old's empty bed, I walked in the room … [Keep reading…]
1. I'm not at BlogHer in Chicago this weekend, and I'm okay with that. No laptop, no iPhone, no new wardrobe... I wouldn't have fit in anyway. ;-) Although I do enjoy meeting fellow bloggers, I'll sit this one out. And if I get a chance, I might … [Keep reading…]
Last weekend we enjoyed a quick overnighter in Kansas City. It is rare that we need a hotel room... like one night a year rare... but for this occasion, we did.
While printing out mapquest information, I noticed a Priceline ad and clicked … [Keep reading…]
A refreshing salad and hearty comfort food all in one dish, Summer Chili comes from a family cookbook written by two of my aunts. It's super easy to prepare this meal ahead of time, then assemble right before eating. Enjoy!
Summer … [Keep reading…]
So. I knew it was in July. I thought about marking the occasion in some sort of fun, creative way. And then I looked at my archives.
My very first blog post was written on July 18, 2008. I missed my own blogiversary!
What a fun journey this … [Keep reading…]