Kids, Recipes

An overnight + shrimp soup recipe

A mini-getaway with Asher I’m up early on a Saturday because by ~08:00 I need to be ready to leave with Asher for an overnight swim meet. It’s not too far- about a 1 hour drive. But this meet will be his first ever “Prelims/Finals” format meet. Meaning, the kids swim in the morning session, and then the top 16…

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Random, Recipes, Workouts

“3 Things I Did” Thursday

I went back to the gym! I hinted that I was planning to do this post-birthday, and I did! (pat self on back). My official return was on Monday afternoon, after an eye doctor appt. I had my eyes dilated, so I really couldn’t see to go back to work for a while anyway. But I could see fine to…

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Household, Meals, Organization, Recipes

Recipe storage….a possible epiphany?

  I haven’t talked much about cooking/ meal planning on this blog, because generally speaking, my meal planning and cooking style is pretty “fly by the seat of my pants”. We (mostly, I) cook at home often, but it’s honestly not super organized (though I have made more attempts recently to plan our meals).  A few issues: #1: I feel…

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Bad day, Productivity, Recipes

An “Off” Day

The purpose of this blog for me was to be a place to share some of my personal life, as well as to be a place to talk about positivity, gratitude, productivity and just overall well-being- sort of my own little journey of personal growth, I guess you could say.  That being said, one concern I have had is that…

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Recipes, Weekends

Lazy, Rainy Sunday

Ohhh, this was one of those lazy mornings that just felt so indulgent. I was up late last night – it was probably close to midnight before we finally went to sleep. We don’t have any plans today and I got a sort of “second wind” after half dozing through a movie with the kids and Ivan. The kids didn’t…

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