Archive for April, 2012

Homemade Orange Julius

Did you all know that I don’t like shopping? Like, at all. The thought of spending money always stresses me out. In fact, I put in a petition last year […]


I just love the way the sunlight streams in through the window onto our kitchen table in the morning. Even more so when it makes our little itty bitty start […]

Refried Black Beans

Remember those black beans that my brother made for my parents’ birthday party a few weeks ago? I finally got around to making them! At 8am this morning. What can […]

Tuesday Things

1. I  have been eating these savory cornmeal waffles every day for almost a week. Incredible.   2. It’s April and Meeker’s birthday is in a few weeks. I have […]

Basic German Chocolate Cake

How was your Easter? Did you have cake? I baked a cake for the special day. Oh, and I ran a race. But baking the cake was much more fun […]

(Vegan) Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

In my never ending quest to like oatmeal, I woke up early this morning and baked it into another treat. There’s something about baking early in the morning with the […]

Smashed Pea and Avocado Toast

You guys remember Veggie Tales, right? Did you know the episodes are streaming on Netflix? In fact, as I type this, Adrienne and I are watching one about Easter. There […]


I am so excited for our garden this year. Last year I was nine months pregnant when we started it, and then had a newborn all summer, so it was […]

Grilled Arugula Potato Salad

Ooooh man it was summery yesterday. It’s supposed to snow today – so I’m trying not to get too excited. But yesterday was exceptional. We broke out the sunscreen, worked […]