Life is Messy

Life is Messy

Life is messy. What did Buffy tell Dawn about life at the end of Season 5? “The hardest thing in this world is to live in it.” My kitchen table is sticky. My entire downstairs is covered in toys, Goldfish, and baby crackers. I care but not enough to pick it up right...
My Favorite Instant Pot Recipes

My Favorite Instant Pot Recipes

I can’t tell you how much I love my Instant Pot. Like seriously, I have two!  I toss things in and they come out tasty and beautiful in a fraction of the time. My absolute favorite feature is the sauté button. I don’t need a separate pot to brown my meat or soften my...
Solace In All The Chaos

Solace In All The Chaos

My solace from all the chaos of my life is my local boba shop. I get an iced passion fruit green tea, sometimes a chocolate chip cookie or savory garlic cheese bread. I let the kids run amok around the fountain and eating area when they come with me, which they...
Whirlwind Wednesdays

Whirlwind Wednesdays

Wednesdays are the longest days.  Hui.1 has long day at school so we have to be up and ready an hour earlier than the rest of the week.  This is the day I insist Jesse uses his paid family leave on the most so I can get a break.  I have the rest of the week’s...
Farewell 2017, With Gratitude

Farewell 2017, With Gratitude

2017 was probably one of the most challenging years I’ve had in a long time.  With that said, I ended such a long and trying year with family, friends, and my favorite band.  For 2018, I wish you the keys to unlocking the door to all of your hopes and dreams. ...