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It’s a Hard Mom Life

It’s a Hard Mom Life

Oh child. Someday you will move mountains, for you are a force to be reckoned with. Climbed into his brother’s crib after waking up. Placed his (mostly empty) oatmeal bowl on his head as a hat. Absent mindedly wiped his snotty nose on the shirt […]

Gourmet Apple Bison Jeans Burger Recipe

Gourmet Apple Bison Jeans Burger Recipe

  Burgers are a weekly meal in our house, so I’m all about changing up the combinations. I’ve been having fun with the Bob’s Burger’s pop culture names, so I made up one of my own, which inspired some very interesting flavors. Apple Bison Jeans […]

What Does My Life Say About Me?

What Does My Life Say About Me?

I used to really dislike working out. It was hard and boring. I only enjoyed exercise if distracted or spurred by competition. I’ve found that as a mom, working out is actually relaxing. Our gym has a child care area that is amazing and keeps […]

I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings Recipe

I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings Recipe

A slightly spicy burger with a savory topping of cheese and roasted veggies, this delicious item was inspired by Bob’s Burgers Season 3, Episode 16. I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings is a play on the title of Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the […]

Preparing for the C-Section I Didn’t Want

Preparing for the C-Section I Didn’t Want

A c-section was a last resort on my birth plan. I really didn’t think it could happen to me.  But when emergency circumstances made it my best option, I was really glad I had at least considered it. It Helped to Know About Other Experiences […]

Bob’s Burgers Inspiration: Little Swiss Sunshine

Bob’s Burgers Inspiration: Little Swiss Sunshine

We are big burger fans here. If you ever watch Bob’s Burgers, then you knew he always has a creatively named Burger of the Day on the restaurant chalkboard that references pop culture or contains a play on words hinting at burger ingredients. In “Moody […]

Chick-fil-A Sauce Copycat Recipe

Chick-fil-A Sauce Copycat Recipe

Around here, we love Chick-fil-A Sauce. Here is my copycat sauce recipe. A batch is plenty for a full bag of waffle french fries. Leave a comment if you try it! Copycat Chick-fil-A Sauce ¼ cup mayo 2 Tbs. honey 1 ½ Tbs. BBQ sauce […]

I Cooked a Lobster for Spring Break

I Cooked a Lobster for Spring Break

Every time we go to the store, the kids want to look at the lobsters. Knick really likes eating lobster. Can you see where this is going? I couldn’t. Knick randomly told me this week that we should cook a lobster over his spring break. […]

Easter Craft Decor: Footprint Bunnies

Easter Craft Decor: Footprint Bunnies

We love projects around here. The kids get so excited about anything from crayons on paper to painting projects. Of course, because paint is the messiest and scissors are the most difficult, projects including one (or both) of those things in a craft makes it […]

Things I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding (TMI)

Things I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding (TMI)

Let me preface this post with a warning: if you are not breastfeeding or about to have a baby and considering breastfeeding, then this post really isn’t for you. It’s hard enough to talk about the nitty gritty details without wondering who exactly is going […]