Coffee, dessert…Langston Hughes

Hi guys! I haven’t posted this week because I’ve been in bed with the flu. I’m feeling better everyday though!! Here are some shots from an accidental evening siesta with my honey. We were invited to a friends birthday party and told it was at a coffee shop at 7pm. The party planners had to…

My Morning Find: Calming the Dinner Table by Inspired to Action

Good day! I am home with the fellas. They have the sniffles and needed a day to rest and let their bodies mend. I just finished giving them round two of warm-as-they-can-stand apple cider to soothe their sore throats. I know, hot tea sounds a little more par for the course. (Their half British Isles-descended…

Balsamic Garlic Chicken with Avocado on Ciabatta

I love this sandwich because its my kinda combination. Simple and luxurious! Plus, is there a better chicken lover than avocado? They were born to be lovers, wouldn’t you agree? I decided to make this when I needed a sandwich to accompany pumpkin soup on our ‘soup and sandwich’ night. I wanted something flavorful and…

Bento boxes from last week + some Pirate’s Booty!

Hello all!! Here are our Bento boxes from last week. The week was kind of hectic and we allcrashed on Friday 🙂 Peanut butter crackers, mandarin orange wedges with a strawberry fruit flat cut out. Pretzels, marshmallows and apple chunks with a flower cut out. This is the result of my first attempt at making…

Routines: Bedtime. The final frontier!

Folks! Good day and welcome. Who has lived this scene: Wake up to the alarm clock feeling like you need another 3 hours of rest. Lay in bed another 15 minutes trying to think about what you have that is 1. Clean 2.Not wrinkled beyond recognition and 3. You are certain you can find. Get…

My lover, Pumpkin Soup

One day while roaming the internet I happened upon The Pioneer Woman‘s blog. I immediately fell in love. Its just that simple. I love her blog. Moving on. I made her pumpkin soup and it has since become my lover! This soup feels like a warm, soft blanket, fuzzy socks and comfy clothes on a cold, windy, rainy,…

City life and my men

We took the kids thrifting in NW DC. They found gloves, a down vest and two long sleeve shirts. They were thrilled! After leaving the thrift store we decided to stop by a small organic “bodega” one block away. The kids bought organic grass fed chocolate milk. I snapped these photos on our walk to…