Easy weekend egg bake.

This is a simple yet delicious recipe. (Aren’t those the best?!) I make it way too often. My husband’s in love with it. Company goes ga-ga over it. It’s simply fabulous. So here’s how to make overnight egg bake: Start by cooking your meat. Our favorite is maple sausage links. Ham or bacon work too….

Red numbers and red letters.

Last night I took another serious look at our family’s post-baby budget. What I saw was downright frightening. Factoring in the added expenses of full-time daycare (omg $!), baby supplies and life insurance, we’re in the red. Uh oh. After the initial panic settled in and tears rolled down, I started making other edits to…

Joys of pregnancy slumber.

There’s a new man in my life. Meet Roberto: Well, at least that’s what my husband calls him. Roberto is my new, curvy maternity body pillow. And he is currently making my slumber so much more enjoyable. I’m naturally a back sleeper. Think coffin-like: flat on my back, hands folded at chest, sleeping through absolutely…

Breaking the silent treatment.

I promise I haven’t been giving you the silent treatment. I’ve just been a lazy blogger with a crazy, fast-moving, wonderful life. It’s about darn time that I share an update. Over the past month, I… 1. Traveled to New York City and took part in Blog World. My hubby and sisters tagged along, so…

Weekend Recap.

This weekend I… 1. Found these simple treasures for $1 at a garage sale. 2. Organized my pantry. It went from this chaotic mess: to this functional awesomeness: 3. Made pasta from scratch (for the first time ever!). It was messy. But completely fun. And I’m totally going to do it again. Oh, and once…

Sharing home.

I kind of have a major blogger crush on Sherry and John over at Young House Love (who’am I kidding? I check their site at least twice daily). And I absolutely do refer to them on a first-name basis. (Example: “Hey hon, did you know John and Sherry did/made/tried this?” He just rolls his eyes…

An organized master bath.

It’s 11:58 on a Saturday night. Guess what I just spent the last two hours doing? Organizing our master bathroom! And I had way too much fun doing it. (I promise, I really am 22.) Anyway, here’s the photo tour… We have lots of space, which is wonderful but just invites clutter. And after finishing…

Home sweet home.

This time last year we were searching for a home. Nights were spent looking at house photos online, and weekends were consumed with touring open houses. It was our winter hobby. This year, we’re seeking a different kind of home: a church home. And, even though there isn’t a huge commitment – ahem, like 30…

PB&J inspiration.

I love this commercial. Mostly because I could picture our future kids as chubby carrot-tops who, based on mine and Kelby’s rambunctious childhood stories, would unabashedly dig into the PB & J like this: Anyway, I had a hankering to make something delicious this afternoon, and after seeing this cutie, I couldn’t get PB &…

In-Venn-ting myself in 2011.

2011 is almost 1/12th over. Oh my! Where did the month go? I feel like I need a little more focus in my life; you know, something to keep me accountable. So, I made this handy little Venn diagram to remind me of what the remaining 11/12ths of 2011 should consist of. The meanings are…