Baking #36: Pumpkin Muffins

Let me tell you… I have been a hot mess recently. I have been focusing most of my energy on keeping my fearless toddler alive and on rocking it out in rehearsals so the other stuff has kind of been… yeah, I said it most succinctly the first time, a hot mess. Continue reading


Follow up: Exciting News! What we’ve been budgeting for…

So… you may have noticed that I’ve been extra busy/distracted/a bit stressed recently. I’ve wanted to write about why for the last month or so, but for some reason have been anxious about sharing this news with too many people before it became official, but now I can finally share (No, we are not expecting baby #2… sorry to disappoint those of you who have been asking…): We are going to be homeowners!! Continue reading

Baking #30: Double (or triple?) chocolate muffins…

IMG_7247Another busy week where we need easy things to take on the go! This week’s recipe was actually inspired by seeing my stage manager eat a DELICIOUS looking chocolate chocolate chip muffin last week. so I decided to bake some based of of the regular greek yogurt chocolate chip muffin I tried back in May as well as some skinny chocolate muffin recipes I found online.

I wanted to try and bake some chocolate chips into the muffin top but that did not go well and ended up taking away some of the fluffiness as I tried to push the chocolate chips in… oh well, lesson learned! IMG_7249They tasted pretty good at least, and aside from needing to buy more chocolate chips, it was an easy recipe that utilized things we already had in the pantry or fridge which is good because we just don’t have time for any big grocery trips right now! I have to admit that I wish I hadn’t skimped out and done the “skinny” recipe. I could definitely taste the applesauce substitute and I’d prefer whole milk and sugar to honey any day… Give me good stuff in moderation instead of lots of mediocre stuff!

That’s all for now. As I said before, shorter and fewer blog posts for the next month or so, but I’ll try my best to do what I can!

As usual, Leslie Knope gets me…

Becoming Organized + My first GIVEAWAY!! (Giveaway now CLOSED)

Hi everyone! Only one post this week because we have been on VACATION! This post is a good one though… we have received a ton of unexpected blessings recently and so I’ve been wanting to do something to pass those blessings on, so today’s post includes a giveaway at the end 🙂 But before we get there…


Thanks to my friend Erin for this gorgeous family photo at Disney’s California Adventure!

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