Lazy Saturdays with Dutch Babies

What’s your Saturday morning routine? There’s not much sweeter in life than a lazy Saturday morning with the sunrise peeking in the window and coffee brewing in the French press. The kiddos are giggly and silly in our bed, and we’ve got breakfast baking in the oven. Photo by Dulcedo Dutch Babies are a simple, (read more…)

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Menu plan Monday – recovery week

Photo by branflakez It seems like every week I find a great reason for having a really simple menu. Currently, it’s that we’re still in recovery mode from our wonderful month-long house guests, and I’m sure that next week, there will be another reason. Such is this life stage. Such is the reason why I (read more…)

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Menu plan Monday – looooow maintenance grub

Easy peasy, Japaneezy. That’s the theme for this week’s menu because my inlaws are still in town, we’re still out of the house sightseeing for much of the day, and heck, I’ve still got a three-month-old. Photo by hervioletsky MONDAY: chicken pot pie TUESDAY: carbonara WEDNESDAY: stir fry (our Wednesday night staple) THURSDAY: veggie red (read more…)

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Hooray for coffee!

Photo by Yes Becky This is a great find from my all-time favorite household management tool – the internet. It’s a free Starbucks Recipe E-Book. Here’s to saving money by making overpriced-yet-scary-how-many-times-they’re-necessary espresso drinks at home! HT to Money Saving Mom.

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The best, easiest brownie recipe in the world

This recipe from the Williams-Sonoma Dessert Cookbook is the best brownie recipe in the world. We make it often (too often, perhaps?), and they don’t last long. I love that it’s all ingredients I usually have on hand, that it only dirties one saucepan, and that my three-year-old can bake alongside me. Brownies 1/2 c (read more…)

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