A Classic Date

You can’t get much more typical for a date night than dinner and a movie, and that’s exactly what my husband and I did for our last planned date before the baby arrives. Continue reading

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Crockpot Goodness: Pizza Dip

This week is rough. And it is only Tuesday. Luckily I have memories from a really fun Sunday night to hang onto! I had some ladies from my MOPS group over (more on this in an entry later this week) and since I wanted some fun snacks for us but also needed something really easy because I am constantly exhausted these days. Continue reading

Pizza Bowls!

A quick post on a great, super simple recipe. Sadly, pizza sauce is key component so our son could not share dinner with us the night we made these, but we will probably still make this again because they were good, filling, and healthier than ordering pizza! (Also, I think they taste better than ordering pizza- but that’s possibly ?because my Italian family has made me a pizza snob…) Continue reading

Baking #22: Do you wanna bake a snowman?

IMG_4970My nephew came to visit us yesterday and surprised us by asking for a
blanket, some hot chocolate, and to watch the movie Elf. We live in Phoenix so this seemed a little crazy, but he told us he wanted to pretend it was Christmas so we decided to theme our whole day around Christmas in June. (Since we won’t be watching him in July this made perfect sense.) We were more than happy to accommodate with the movie because Elf is one of our all-time favorites. In fact, I watched Elf while I was in the hospital in labor. That’s how much we love it (and how much I wanted to laugh through my nerves about giving birth…) So we had hot chocolate (or a mocha in my case) and watched the movie and turned on the fans so that bundling up in blankets wouldn’t lead to heat exhaustion and had a great day. Continue reading