Meal Planning 3.0

Meal Planning 3.0

Meal planning and I go way back. I've always been a fan but my methods have varied quite a bit throughout the years. Roughly, this is my third system that's been used for a solid length of time.

As four years of marriage have passed and we're embarking on our first year as parents, I searched for a simpler system. Something that...

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Cravings of a Pregnant Expat

Cravings of a Pregnant Expat

Pregnancy has been a fairly smooth journey for me thus far. As I enter week 13, the nausea has finally lifted and I'm ready for more than buttered noodles and saltine crackers. 

Have I had any cravings, you ask? 

Just for every American restaurant imaginable. Typically...

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Easy Guacamole

Easy Guacamole

As you can tell from Jordan's tweet above, we're pretty big fans of this green dip in our house and, as promised, here's my recipe that is an easy go-to. I'm typically just tossing it into the bowl and going by feel (and of course some taste tests throughout the way. My husband excels at this job), but I've measured it out so you can enjoy the same bowl of guac we do!

Fun fact: I didn't start eating/enjoying vegetables until the summer before my junior year of college. Growing up, I was...

 

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FroDough

FroDough

Do you ever have those moments where you say something and just think you're hilarious? Even if no one else is laughing, you are just cracking yourself up. Well that's how I felt when I came up with the name "FroDough". While supposed to be a spin on Frodo from Lord of the Rings, it has no other relevance except that it's pronounced the same.

When you love baking and love to eat sweets, it can become a dangerous combination. My husband often says, "I haven't met many cookies I don't like." And, in general...

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The Goodness of Green

The Goodness of Green

I recently failed a test. And I'm not in university anymore. After too many colds and allergy issues this year, I went to a doc to see what was going on. As my hubs lovingly accompanied me into my allergy testing, I psyched myself out a little and got nervous.

My nurse did 53 scratches, testing for various inhalants and pollens, and after nearly passing out (read: they laid me on the floor...

 

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Apple Butter Grilled Cheese

Apple Butter Grilled Cheese

Jordan and I did a really new and innovative thing this time of year–went apple picking. I know, I know, it's totally a crazy idea! It was my week to plan a date for us and I'd always wanted to do this. We went to a place about 40 minutes away, it seemed better than the nearest one to us. 

Our options for the amount of apples to pick? Just one...

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