Well, hello spring! I'm writing this with the windows open and a nice breeze coming in. We had some built in spring cleaning this year since we moved (again). To say this year was a whirlwind would be correct. If you recall,Read More
Just when I was committed to blogging more frequently than once a month for the Recipe Redux, life threw us a curve ball and we are on the move again! My husband accepted a new coaching job at Notre Dame so we are headed back to the Midwest. We are really excited about the new opportunity but, once again, it has left me with little time to get into a groove in the kitchen (#storyofmyyear)Read More
How low can you go?
That's the theme of this month's Recipe Redux post. We were challenged to come up with a budget friendly meal to help keep your grocery bill in check. I like challenges like this because I find secret joy when my grocery bill rings up to be less than expected. It's one of those small things in life that sets my day (sometimes week) up for success.Read More
It's Thanksgiving week! This is the time of year I live for...family, friends, food! If any of you were with me last year, you know I hosted my first Thanksgiving and loved every minute of it! This year, I am heading back to Michigan to spend Thanksgiving with family while my hubby hits the recruiting trail. I am so excited to be going home and spending some QT with the fam over some de-li-cious eats.Read More
Well, hello there! It's me, Rachel. I know it's been a while. I swore I would never be one of those bloggers that neglects their readers for months. And then I did it. And I feel terrible.Let me explain.
When we last left off, my husband and I were settling into our new home in Lynchburg, Virginia. I had lots of time on my hands after finishing unpacking our things. My days were built around Kathy Lee and Hoda, The Chew, and Ellen. I spent my time cooking, lounging by the pool, working out, and then cooking some more. I thoroughly enjoyed my time off, then I got really antsy and found a job, and now I feel like...