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...
Thoughts on Turning 35

Thoughts on Turning 35

My thoughts on turning 35 are pretty mundane.  Just a little bit older, a little bit wiser, and mirroring the time I turned 30 because I’m 8 months pregnant AGAIN.  I’m so done being pregnant.  3.5 kids is going to be plenty.  It’s a good thing I...
Urban Adventuring

Urban Adventuring

The METRO Gold Line is my new favorite way to get around Los Angeles County.  I love that it stops in Pasadena, immediately north of Chado Tea Room, my new favorite tea shop for scones and loose leaf tea.  It then proceeds towards Downtown LA with a stop in both...
Spring Cleaning Musings

Spring Cleaning Musings

Spring cleaning has never been my favorite activity.  I find it as a necessary evil unless you move every 5 years so you’re forced to purge all that old crap.  My cute sweaters are mocking me.  They sit in their bottom drawer which is prime clothing real estate,...
Mantra Monday – April 17, 2017

Mantra Monday – April 17, 2017

Mantra Monday: I am awesome I can do this I will do this Despite the setbacks, despite the circumstances of our lives, we shall persevere.  It’s always darkest before the light, but there is light because there is always hope.  If you’ve ever been around a...