Happy September!! Labor Day’s arrival this weekend always signals one thing: fall is just around the corner! Whether you think autumn represents football, pumpkin spice lattes, back to school, or cozy sweaters, everyone has something they love about fall. I’m looking forward to not sweating every time I set foot outside.
As promised, I’m sharing my one of absolute favorite Whole30 recipes! These carnitas are everything that’s great about Whole30: rich in flavor, versatile to use for many meals, and uncomplicated. Savory and fatty without being greasy, and the spices give just a hint of aromatics while still letting you control the heat factor on the… Read More Whole30-approved pork carnitas
Today I want to share with you a summery pasta salad that I’m addicted to! It can be eaten hot or cold, so this penne with summer vegetables is a great make-ahead option. And no mayonnaise means you don’t have to be too worried if it sits outside at the pool for a bit before you… Read More Penne with Summer Vegetables
I love fiction. Nonfiction has its place, but fiction reigns in my reading world. Of the 93 books I read this year, a whopping 65 of them were fiction. While I’m trying to read more nonfiction, mysteries and fantasies have my heart. There’s no clear theme among what I read this year, but I did… Read More Best reads of 2016: fiction edition
Has everyone recovered from their festivities? Our holiday has been a good mix of seeing people and binge watching TV. Logan started building us a kitchen table, which I’m over the moon about. Mostly I’m just staying out of the way until it’s time to stain. I’m pretty proud of what got done in December, mostly because I… Read More Goals: January
“Have you heard of Glennon Doyle Melton?” my friend asked me one day last month. I hadn’t. She followed up by telling me she’s the founder of Momastery, which I’d heard of and assumed was a “mommy blog,” and yes I was a touch judgmental about what I thought air-quotes-mommy-blogs are. My kidless self made some assumptions… Read More What I’m reading: Carry On, Warrior
Since we’ve been in Oklahoma for a few weeks now, I wanted to share a bit! We really like living on base. We’re a half mile from Logan’s work, which means we’re doing the one car thing. There are also so many resources available within walking distance. I’d always dreamed of living somewhere I can walk to… Read More Life lately: Oklahoma edition