• Southwest Breakfast Casserole

    Two and a half years ago a friend hurried to my side to support as we had just welcomed the tornado of foster kids into our world. She showed up with blankets, a baby swing, a toddler activity table, diapers and this yummy recipe… Without even being asked, she jumped right in and took on half of the cooking and cleaning duty as we struggling to find our footing among the chaos. She drank wine and helped me inventory the trash bags full of the random stuff they arrived with. And laid on the floor in exhaustion wondering, alongside me, how in the world this was all going to work.…

  • Getting Ready For Another Week

    Getting prepared for this work week was quite a task, to say the least. Actually, if I’m being honest, I’m not ready. I have my meals planned. I have my grocery list put together. That’s the extend of it. Generally speaking, I like to have the grocery shopping done by the end of the weekend so we are ready to roll with after work meals. Since I haven’t gotten that far yet I will use my lunch hour at work today to run and get groceries and keep my fingers grossed that the rest of the pieces for the week fall into place. Here’s what’s on the menu for the…