Linguini with Beets, Goat Cheese, and Walnuts

Howdy folks! I have to admit that there are so many vegetables that I have only discovered since getting into cooking. I guess my parents weren’t on a mission to expand my palette by introducing some of the more strongly flavored veggies as a child. I, however, being such a wild and free spirit haveContinue reading “Linguini with Beets, Goat Cheese, and Walnuts”

Cinco de Minda!

Hola amigos! If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen that Minda turned 5! To celebrate we had a Mexican style fiesta we dubbed “Cinco de Minda.” I would say that we haven’t always been the type to make a huge deal out of birthdays. With so much attention going toward the babyContinue reading “Cinco de Minda!”

Simple Summer Pasta with Basil Pistachio Pesto and Blistered Tomatoes

Hi Y’all!  Tomorrow our baby, Georgia, will be five weeks old.  I cannot even begin to tell you how wonderful and stressful the past month has been.  Taking care of a four year old, two year old, and a newborn is a challenging adventure everyday.  Some days the house gets cleaned, a healthy dinner isContinue reading “Simple Summer Pasta with Basil Pistachio Pesto and Blistered Tomatoes”

Our Courtyard Container Garden

I haven’t done a gardening post in so long.  I really did not even plan on having a garden this year.  Our backyard is not huge and the dogs have run of the place, so it just didn’t seem worth the effort, especially since I was really pregnant at the time.  Around Mother’s Day, MattContinue reading “Our Courtyard Container Garden”

Scalini’s Labor Inducing Baked Eggplant Parmesan

The last few weeks of pregnancy can be a stressful time.  When labor could start at literally any moment, every pain or twitch gets me thinking “is this it?!”  I am not quite desperate to have the baby out, but just looking for a little something to speed things up naturally at this point.  IContinue reading “Scalini’s Labor Inducing Baked Eggplant Parmesan”

Bikes and Breakfast in Aubrey, Texas

For the past couple of months, Matt has been gearing up for the 2014 Bike for MS. On Saturday the big day had finally arrived. The charity ride spanned two days and 150 miles.  There were several stops along the route on day one.  The girls and I parked ourselves in the quaint little townContinue reading “Bikes and Breakfast in Aubrey, Texas”

The Simple Life

Hi Y’all!  I hope you had a fun-filled and relaxing weekend!  With my due date looming closer every day, we thought it might be our last chance to get to our farm house for awhile.  The city may be where we make a living, but the country is where we live.  It is really theContinue reading “The Simple Life”

Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Veggie Skewers

The longer days and warmer temps can only mean one thing: grilling season is here!  Cooking outside is such a nice break from being in the kitchen, and we do not reserve our grill for weekends or special occasions, in fact it is the cooking method of choice for a quick weeknight meal. This hugeContinue reading “Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Veggie Skewers”